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Explosion on bus carrying prison guards in Turkey

Explosion on bus carrying prison guards in Turkey

One person was killed and four others were injured after an explosion hit a bus carrying prison guards in the northwestern province of Bursa on Wednesday. The shuttle bus was transporting guards to their place of work when the blast …

Turkey nabs 51 FETÖ military infiltrators

Turkey nabs 51 FETÖ military infiltrators

Turkish security forces detained 51 of 78 suspects wanted by authorities in operations against the Gülenist Terrorist Group (FETÖ) on Friday. Suspects are accused of being members of the terrorist group’s secret networks in …

Turkey arrests dozens of people in major FETO terror probe

Turkey arrests dozens of people in major FETO terror probe

Turkish authorities on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for 134 people across the country over their alleged links to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), which was behind the July 15, 2016, coup attempt. In a simultaneous …

Drunk man joins search party in Turkey looking for himself

Drunk man joins search party in Turkey looking for himself

A Turkish man who was reported missing after he wandered off from his friends while drunk unwittingly joined his own search party. According to Turkish media reports, relatives of the man, Beyhan Mutlu, raised the alarm about him going …

Turkish police detains 41 FETO terror suspects

Turkish police detains 41 FETO terror suspects

Turkish security units on Friday arrested 41 suspects linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey. A total of 66 suspects in the Gendarmerie Command were identified following …

Seven ISIS suspects arrested in central Turkey

Seven ISIS suspects arrested in central Turkey

Seven people with suspected links to the ISIS terror group (banned in Russia) were arrested in central Turkey on Monday, according to security sources. Local gendarmerie forces in the Kayseri province raided five addresses in the …

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 38 FETO suspects

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 38 FETO suspects

Turkish authorities on Friday issued arrest warrants for 38 people, including on-duty and former military staff, over their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey, …

Eight asylum seekers trying to reach Bulgaria held in Turkey

Eight asylum seekers trying to reach Bulgaria held in Turkey

Gendarmerie forces in northwestern Turkey rounded up a group of eight asylum seekers on Thursday who were trying to make their way across the border to neighboring Bulgaria. The asylum seekers, all of whom were Egyptian nationals …

Turkish police arrests 18 FETO terror suspects

Turkish police arrests 18 FETO terror suspects

Turkish security forces arrested 18 terror suspects for their alleged links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup, a security source said on Monday. Six suspects, including employees of …

Turkish police detain 18 ISIS terror suspects

Turkish police detain 18 ISIS terror suspects

A total of 18 ISIS (a terrorist group banned in Russia) linked suspects were detained early Wednesday in an operation against the terrorist group in the Turkish metropolis of Istanbul. Teams of the Istanbul police’s …

Turkish police arrests 11people over links to FETO

Turkish police arrests 11people over links to FETO

Turkish security forces on Tuesday arrested at least 11 people with suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the defeated coup attempt in 2016, according to a security source. The arrests were made …

Turkey: 24 ex-police officers held in FETO terror sweep

Turkey: 24 ex-police officers held in FETO terror sweep

At least 24 former police officers in Turkey were arrested for their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), security sources said on Wednesday, Anadolu agency reports. Prosecutors in southeastern Gaziantep …

Hagia Sophia to be guarded by 500 law enforcement officers

Hagia Sophia to be guarded by 500 law enforcement officers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered some 500 law enforcement officers to constantly guard the Hagia Sophia building, which is currently undergoing reconstruction following its conversion to a mosque. "As we …

Over 100 people die in road accidents across Turkey in May

Over 100 people die in road accidents across Turkey in May

A total of 115 people have lost their lives and 7,800 others were injured in road accidents across Turkey in May, according to the Turkish police report. According to the report, 19,316 accidents occurred in Turkey last …

FETÖ-linked police members detained in Turkey

FETÖ-linked police members detained in Turkey

Police detained 40 former police over alleged links to the FETÖ, the group behind the 2016 defeated coup attempt in Turkey, security sources said. The expelled police members were detained in the Konya, Gaziantep, Kayseri, …

Three injured in Turkey's Samsun car accident

Three injured in Turkey's Samsun car accident

Three people suffered injuries in a road accident in Turkey’s Samsun yesterday evening. The accident occurred in the Janik district of Samsun province at 21:30 local time, Turkish media reported. Rescuers, …