On January 12, an explosion occurred in Istanbul’s historical center in the city’s central square. Turkish government reported of at least 10 deaths and 17 injured as the result of the attack, most of them Germans, a Peruvian and a Norwegian.
The Turkish special forces detained over 70 people, including 16 in Ankara during the operation against IS, commenced in a number of the country's regions after the Istanbul blast.
A suicide bomber, who carried out a terror attack in Istanbul, arrived in Turkey under the guise of a refugee, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Wednesday.
The South Korean Foreign Ministry advised citizens against visiting Istanbul and also recommended them to exercise caution when visiting crowded places, while using public transportation and at night time.
Turkish police detained 10 alleged Daesh militants in two provinces, following the deadly terrorist attack in Istanbul, local media reported Wednesday.
The bomb that killed 10 people and injured 15 others in Istanbul on Tuesday was set off by a suicide bomber from Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday. He added that Turkey was a prime target for terrorist groups active in the region.
The number of Germans killed in the latest terrorist attack in Istanbul has risen to 10.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said Wednesday he saw "no reason" to abandon trips to Turkey despite a blast in Istanbul claiming lives of 10 people, including German citizens.
According to German Interior Minister, the terrorist act conducted in Istanbul wasn't directed against citizens of Germany.
Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) warned the police and security services twice in recent weeks that terrorist attacks against foreign tourists and diplomatic missions in the country were likely, local media reported Wednesday, a day after the deadly blast in Istanbul.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere will leave for Istanbul on Wednesday after several German nationals died in the attack in the Turkish city, local media reported.
Three russian citizens were detained in Antalya following an explosion in the central square in Istanbul, which killed at least 10 people.
A Downing Street spokesperson said that British Prime Minister David Cameron offered Turkey the country’s assistance in finding perpetrators of a Tuesday terror attack in Istanbul.
The German cabinet will discuss the deadly blast in the Turkish city of Istanbul at a meeting later on Tuesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
Russian Foreign Ministry express deep condolences to the families and friends of those killed in a string of terrorist attacks in Baghdad on January 11 and an explosion in Istanbul on January 12, according to the official statement of ministry.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that eight Germans are among the victims of deadly terrorist act in Istanbul, while other nine are injured, some of them severely.
Yasar Yavuz, the head of the Sultanahmet Tourism Business Owners Association said that most tourists in Istanbul are looking up flights to return after deadly blast on Sultanahmet Square in downtown Istanbul.
The leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, said that the current Turkish government is not able to run the country.
Federica Mogherini said that European Union expresses its condolences to the families of the victims of the Tuesday explosion in Istanbul.
A blast in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Tuesday, which left at least 10 dead and 15 injured, was carried out by a Syrian suicide bomber born in 1988, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said after an emergency meeting on security in connection with the incident.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said that there are German citizens who belong a tourist group among injured in the terrorist attack in Istanbul.