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Landmarks across the globe turn red for Istanbul

Landmarks across the globe turn red for Istanbul Across the world, from Australia to Amsterdam, landmarks were bathed in Turkey's national colors of red and white on Wednesday as cities stood in solidarity with Istanbul.Attackers with suicide bombs killed 41 people and injured hundreds more on Tuesday at the city's Ataturk Airport.

Cher apologizes for her 'poorly placed' bomb emoji after Istanbul attack

Cher apologizes for her 'poorly placed' bomb emoji after Istanbul attack Her tone-deaf message included a bomb and explosion emoji.After the backlash over tweet above, the 70-year-old singer — who's known for her all-caps and emoji-filled tweets — opted for the broken heart and crying face emoji in her apology, calling her previous tweet "poorly placed" and "insensitively timed.

Angry guy flings his powerbank on the ground in the airport, causing it to explode

Angry guy flings his powerbank on the ground in the airport, causing it to explode One man's protest at the airport's restriction on carrying electronic devices onboard resulted in him ironically proving the policy right.The Istanbul Alatürk Airport said an unnamed passenger flung his powerbank on the ground in anger, after he was told that he couldn't bring it onboard his flight to the UK.

A freak thunderstorm in Istanbul last night came straight out of a sci-fi movie

A freak thunderstorm in Istanbul last night came straight out of a sci-fi movie An unusually fierce thunderstorm hit Istanbul on Thursday night, transforming city streets into rivers and pounding the area with hail so large it damaged parked aircraft at the international airport.The summer storm led to downed trees, a partially destroyed stone wall, and a port explosion, according to The Associated Press.