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Turkish police detain academic in Kurdish militant probe

Senin, 27 Nov 2017 20:29 WIB

ISTANBUL -- Turkish counter-terror police detained 10 people including academic Fikret Baskaya early on Monday in an operation targeting members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, state-run Anadolu news agency reported. Baris...

Turkey to detain 99 suspects in widening post-coup probe

Jumat, 24 Nov 2017 14:04 WIB

ISTANBUL -- Turkish authorities issued detention warrants for 99 suspects including doctors and lawyers and have so far detained 78 of them, the state-run Anadolu agency said on Thursday, as part of a...

Egypt detains 29 people on suspicion of espionage for Turkey

Kamis, 23 Nov 2017 11:17 WIB

CAIRO -- Egypt's public prosecutor has ordered the detention of 29 people suspected of espionage on behalf of Turkey and joining a terrorist organization, state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday. According to the results...

Turkey detains 51 teachers over suspected links to coup

Selasa, 21 Nov 2017 19:40 WIB

 ISTANBUL -- Turkish authorities on Monday issued arrest warrants for 107 teachers for suspected ties to the U.S. based cleric Ankara blames for orchestrating last year's coup, the Dogan news agency said. Fifty-one of the...

Norway apologizes for using Ataturk picture in "enemy chart"

Senin, 20 Nov 2017 19:29 WIB

OSLO -- Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg hoped that Turkey will accept her country's apology after Turkish leaders appeared on an "enemy chart" at a NATO military exercise in the Nordic country, public...

Turkish capital bans all LGBT-related cultural events

Senin, 20 Nov 2017 18:28 WIB

BERLIN -- The Turkish capital Ankara on Sunday announced a ban on the cultural events related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues over "public sensitivities." 'Since Nov. 18 and until further notice,...

Turkish police detain more than 300 illegal migrants

Senin, 16 Okt 2017 22:01 WIB

ANKARA -- Turkish police detained more than 300 illegal migrants on Sunday in northern and eastern Turkey, state-run Anadolu Agency reported. A total of 206 illegal migrants, including 25 women and 18 children, was...

Turkish police seek 70 military officers over Gulen links

Rabu, 11 Okt 2017 17:01 WIB

ISTANBUL -- Turkish police launched an operation on Tuesday to arrest 70 soldiers accused of links to the Islamic preacher alleged to have orchestrated last year's attempted coup, the private Dogan news agency...

Turkey to detain 254 municipality, ministry staff over Gulen links

Selasa, 03 Okt 2017 18:01 WIB

ISTANBUL -- Turkish prosecutors issued detention warrants for 254 Istanbul municipality and ministry staff over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating last year's attempted coup, state media said on Tuesday....

Turkey detains over 1,000 foreigners for illegal crossing

Selasa, 08 Agu 2017 12:13 WIB

ANKARA -- Turkish security forces have detained 1,026 foreigners at the border for entering the country illegally, the Turkish General Staff said Monday. They included 926 Syrians, 28 Bulgarians, 18 Greek and three Iraqi...

Turkey protests U.S. envoy's provocative remarks

Senin, 31 Jul 2017 17:05 WIB

ANKARA -- Turkey protested Sunday remarks of a U.S. Special Envoy that links Turkey with presence of terror groups in northern Syria. The remarks of Brett McGurk, the U.S. special envoy for the global...

Visits on the Gulf tour are productive, successful: Erdogan

Rabu, 26 Jul 2017 01:01 WIB

ANKARA -- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday described his trip to the Gulf to deal with the Qatar crisis as "productive and successful", following two days of talks that appeared to yield...

Turkey has over 680 German firms on terrorism black list

Sabtu, 22 Jul 2017 11:40 WIB

BERLIN -- Turkey has provided German authorities with a list of over 680 German firms it suspects of supporting terrorism, a German security source said on Friday, ten times the number initially reported...

Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coast kills two

Jumat, 21 Jul 2017 16:11 WIB

ATHENS -- A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Aegean Sea early on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials said. Local...

Turkish govt extends emergency rule for another three months

Selasa, 18 Jul 2017 01:24 WIB

 ANKARA -- Turkey on Monday extended emergency rule for another three months, almost a year after it was imposed in the wake of last July's failed military coup. The government asked parliament to extend it...