Turkey detains 20 suspected Daesh members, including 15 foreigners


Turkish police have detained 20 people, including 15 foreign nationals, on suspicion of links to Daesh (ISIS) during raids in Istanbul, tightening security ahead of the anniversary of a nightclub attack in which dozens were killed, The Daily Star reports.

The raids by the anti-terrorist branch of the Istanbul police took place on Saturday and targeted four locations across the city, the police said in a statement on Sunday. They did not give the nationalities of the foreign suspects.

The state-run Anadolu news agency said the suspects were believed to have been planning an attack during New Year's Eve celebrations in the city.