Citing irregularities, Turkish officials announced on Monday they would nullify the results of Istanbul’s March 31 mayoral election that saw an opposition politician defeat a ruling party candidate by 13,000 votes.
An Iranian-born businessman sentenced in absentia for spreading "propaganda" against the country’s Islamic government was shot dead in Istanbul on Saturday, media reported.
Turkish police have seized 358 kilograms of heroin from a flat in Istanbul.
Turkish police have arrested three men in connection with the murder of Tajik opposition leader Umarali Kuvatov, who was shot and killed in Istanbul last Thursday.
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