The death toll includes civilians and 39 others were injured.
Turkey must perform a policy U-turn if it is to become a stabilizing force in the Middle East, writes Fadi Hakura.
Turkey has launched nationwide raids on suspects linked to the extremist group.
The three Russian nationals are among more than 60 people detained by Turkish authorities following Tuesday's deadly bombing in Istanbul
The bomb blast in a popular tourist district killed at least ten people on Tuesday.
The Turkish leader says relations with Israel could be healed with the lifting of the Gaza blockade.
A far-left group that killed a Turkish security guard in a 2013 suicide bombing of the U.S. embassy claimed it was involved in the latest attack.
The columnists are charged with "openly insulting people's religious values" and could face four years in jail.
The ban on Twitter will be lifted after photographs of a slain prosecutor are removed.
Two suspects were also killed in the shootout with police.
A radical leftist gunman takes a prosecutor hostage at Istanbul courthouse.
Such widespread power outages are rare.
French police are also searching for the partner of one of the Paris attacks, describing her as "armed and dangerous".
It has emerged that a woman who blew herself up at a police station was a pregnant Russian national.
The group said the bombing was against the ruling AK Party over the killing of a Turkish boy
A CNN Turk reporter said police exchanged fire with the attacker, while broadcaster NTV said the assailant had detonated a hand grenade.
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