• Forensic experts work outside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast, June 28, 2016.
    Last update: 19:38 02.07.2016
    19:38 02.07.2016

    Istanbul Attack Could Have Been Averted if Europe Had Extradited Terrorist Wanted by Russia for 13 Years

    The Tuesday terrorist attack at the Istanbul airport could have been prevented with effective cooperation among countries, head of Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE PA) Nikolai Kovalev, said Saturday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Turkish police block the entrance to Istanbul's Ataturk airport
    Last update: 18:34 02.07.2016
    18:34 02.07.2016

    Turkey Asks US to Help Capture Alleged Organizer of Istanbul Terror Attack

    Turkey's authorities have asked the United States to help capture an alleged mastermind behind the recent suicide bombing attack on the Istanbul Ataturk International Airport in Turkey, Akhmed Chatayev, The Wall Street Journal said Saturday, citing a senior US official.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • White House
    Last update: 20:21 01.07.2016
    20:21 01.07.2016

    White House Not in Position to Confirm Chechen Suspect Behind Istanbul Attack - Spokesman

    The Obama administration would not confirm reports that a Chechen national was behind the deadly attack on the Istanbul Ataturk International Airport in Turkey, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a briefing on Friday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Workers wash the road at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, following yesterday's blast June 29, 2016
    Last update: 15:33 01.07.2016
    15:33 01.07.2016

    Two Istanbul Suicide Bombers Claimed to Be Russian Passport-Holders

    Two of the three suicide bombers in the Istanbul airport attacks this week were claimed to have Russian passports, Turkish Dogan news service reported Friday, citing a law enforcement source.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • A riot police officer stands guard at the entrance of the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, Turkey, following a multiple suicide bombing, early June 29, 2016
    Last update: 10:56 01.07.2016
    10:56 01.07.2016

    Turkish Police Detain 11 Foreigners After Istanbul Airport Attack

    Eleven foreign nationals suspected of involvement in the recent terrorist attack in Istanbul have been detained, raising the total number of detainees to 24, Haberturk television reported Friday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Istanbul: view from Galata Tower
    Last update: 09:21 01.07.2016
    09:21 01.07.2016

    This is How Turkey's 'Pivot to Russia' and Istanbul Terror Are Linked

    Turkey has long been accused of helping radical groups trying to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, but Ankara appears to have made a U-turn and is now serious about tackling Daesh and resolving the Syrian conflict. This policy change prompted terrorists to carry out an attack at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, Professor Hilmi Demir told Sputnik.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Workers repair the damaged parts of the terminal building at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following yesterday's blast June 29, 2016
    Last update: 21:01 30.06.2016
    21:01 30.06.2016

    Istanbul Terror Attack Carries ‘Two Main Messages’ by Daesh

    Political scientist and expert on security and counter-terrorism, Metin Gürcan, spoke to Sputnik about the recent terror attack at an Istanbul airport and how Daesh is changing its strategy.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Officials walk inside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast June 28, 2016.
    Last update: 18:35 30.06.2016
    18:35 30.06.2016

    Russian Security Council Chief Sends Condolences Over Istanbul Attack

    The deadly Istanbul airport attacks speak to the need for joint counterterrorism efforts and close bilateral and multilateral cooperation, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said in his message of condolences to his Turkish colleague Thursday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Paramedics help casualties outside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast, June 28, 2016.
    Last update: 17:26 30.06.2016
    17:26 30.06.2016

    Identities of 3 Istanbul Attackers Known, But Not Confirmed - Homeland Security Chief

    According to the US Secretary of Homeland Security, the government has been informed of the possible identities of the three suicide bombers who carried out the terrorist attack in Istanbul.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Anonymous, along with hacking groups GhostSec and Ctrlsec, released the names of 9,200 twitter accounts linked to Islamic State terrorists.
    Last update: 16:33 30.06.2016
    16:33 30.06.2016

    Anonymous Launches #OpIstanbul to Punish Daesh for Terror Attack in Turkey

    The hacktivist collective that has been focused on efforts aimed at crashing Daesh on the Internet has pledged to "track down" the militants following a devastating terrorist attack at Turkey's main international airport in what the group called Operation Istanbul, stylized as #OpIstanbul.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Workers repair the damaged parts of the terminal building at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following yesterday's blast June 29, 2016
    Last update: 15:24 30.06.2016
    15:24 30.06.2016

    Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Russian Nationals Suspected of Carrying Out Istanbul Attack

    Foreign nationals suspected of carrying out Tuesday's deadly attacks in Turkey's Ataturk Airport were from the CIS states, namely from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, media reported on Thursday, citing a Turkish official.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • A policeman gestures in front of an ambulance at Istanbul Ataturk airport, Turkey, following a blast June 28, 2016.
    Last update: 15:10 30.06.2016
    15:10 30.06.2016

    Istanbul Airport Attack Toll Climbs to 43, Including 19 Foreigners - Minister

    According to the Turkish interior minister, the number of people killed in the suicide bombings in Istanbul rose to 43.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • A riot police officer stands guard at the entrance of the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, Turkey, following a multiple suicide bombing, early June 29, 2016
    Last update: 13:41 30.06.2016
    13:41 30.06.2016

    Purported Chechen Suspect in Istanbul Attacks Wanted in Russia - Source

    One of the suspects in the Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack, said to be a Chechen national, is wanted in Russia for membership in an illegally armed group, a Chechen security source told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Paramedics help casualties outside Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following a blast, June 28, 2016.
    Last update: 12:52 30.06.2016
    12:52 30.06.2016

    Kremlin Unaware of Turkey’s Inquiry Into Istanbul Attack Suspect Claimed to Be Chechen

    The Kremlin is not aware of Turkey's inquiry regarding one of the Istanbul airport terrorist attack suspects claimed to be from the Chechen Republic, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Police officers patrol at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, following yesterday's blast, June 29, 2016.
    Last update: 12:15 30.06.2016
    12:15 30.06.2016

    Turkish Police Detain 20 on Suspicion of Involvement in Airport Attacks

    Turkish police detained 20 individuals suspected of involvement in the deadly attacks on the airport in the country's largest city, Istanbul, local Daily Sabah newspaper reported Thursday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • An ambulance arrives at the Ataturk airport in Istanbul
    Last update: 00:51 30.06.2016
    00:51 30.06.2016

    Two Saudi Arabia Citizens Killed by Istanbul Terror Attack

    Two citizens of Saudi Arabia were killed by a terror attack in the Istanbul airport on Tuesday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Newsroom of the Economic Information Department at RIA Novosti
    Last update: 21:59 29.06.2016
    21:59 29.06.2016

    Turkey Bars Entry to RIA Novosti Reporter Covering Istanbul Attack

    Turkish authorities on Wednesday refused RIA Novosti correspondent Dmitry Vinogradov entry to the country on assignment to cover the aftermath of the recent terrorist attack in Istanbul airport.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • CIA Director nominee John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. File photo
    Last update: 21:40 29.06.2016
    21:40 29.06.2016

    Istanbul Airport Attack Bears Hallmark of Daesh - CIA Director

    The deadly terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport are similar to previous attacks perpetrated by Daesh, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan said in a speech on Wednesday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • Workers wash the road at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, following yesterday's blast June 29, 2016
    Last update: 21:31 29.06.2016
    21:31 29.06.2016

    US Without ‘Actionable Intelligence’ Before Terror Attack in Turkey - DoS

    The United States did not have credible, actionable intelligence on an imminent threat before the terrorist attack at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, US Department of State deputy spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing Wednesday.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack
  • A broken window is seen at Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, following yesterday's blasts June 29, 2016.
    Last update: 20:53 29.06.2016
    20:53 29.06.2016

    Istanbul Attack: 'Turkey Started Treating Jihadists With Caution Only This Year'

    The death toll from the terrorist attack on a Turkish airport in the city of Istanbul has climbed to 41 people. The country’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said early signs show that Daesh was behind Tuesday’s carnage. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Ilhan Tanir, Turkish analyst and correspondent for Cumhuriyet Turkish Daily.

    Istanbul Airport Terrorist Attack