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First bitcoin robbery solved in Istanbul

Turkey's cybercrimes police detained a gang of thieves who robbed 450 Bitcoins worth $2.83 million from a businessman in Istanbul's Merter district. The incident marks the first time police carried out an operation to detain criminals involved in stealing cryptocurrencies.

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Lapis Lazuli to provide incentive to develop region

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed a major international trade and transport corridor deal on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat, which was …

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Two people die in Istanbul nightclub shootout

Two people died in a shootout which took place in one of nightclubs in Istanbul, Trend reported citing Turkish media. Reportedly, the shootout took place between two groups. Six people were injured during the incident and the …

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More than 80 terrorist suspects detained in Istanbul

Istanbul police arrested at least 82 foreigners midnight Friday that are suspected of having links to the ISIS terrorist group. During a counter-terrorism operation targeted at ISIS suspects, the police conducted simultaneous raids in …

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Four injured in accident at Turkey's Ataturk Airport

A truck and a car with pilots and flight attendants have collided at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey, injuring four people. Two flight attendants, one pilot and a truck driver were injured in the accident, the Turkish media …

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Almost 300 ISIS militants detained in Turkey

Turkey's security officials say police have detained 283 suspected ISIS militants in the past 11 days. A security directorate statement also said police seized 66 improvised explosive devices during the anti-ISIS operations …

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Explosion at Istanbul filling station: 3 injured

An explosion occurred at a filling station in Istanbul’s Tuzla District, the Turkish media reported. According to the preliminary information, three people were injured in the explosion. Medical personnel are …

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4 Daesh suspects arrested in Istanbul

Police arrested four Daesh suspects, including two women who were allegedly planning a terror attack in Istanbul, according to a police source, Anadolu Agency reported. The suspects were held in the car park area of Forum Istanbul …

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Erdogan calls on D-8 to trade in local currencies

Countries from the so-called D-8 group of developing nations should trade with each other in their local currencies, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, . "If we are to use local currencies for trade …

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Operations against drug dealers resumed in Istanbul

Istanbul police have resumed operations against drug dealers, the city police said in a statement today. The operations against drug dealers have started at 06:00 (GMT +3). There are detainees whose names are not …

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Istanbul police detain 36 suspected ISIL militants

Turkish anti-terror police conducted simultaneous raids at 15 different addresses in Istanbul to apprehend five suspects who allegedly had travelled to Iraq and Syria for ISIL, Fars news agancy reports with a reference to Anadolu Agency. …

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Istanbul airport resumes its work

Istanbul’s International Ataturk Airport has resumed operating in its normal mode after a private jet crashed on the runway, causing authorities to suspend flights, the country's Transport Ministry said. Four people have …

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One injured in shooting outside Istanbul courthouse

Members of two feuding crime gangs have clashed outside Istanbul's main courthouse. Gunshots were heard and one person was injured in the fight, Turkish media reports. Television footage showed people inside the courthouse lying on …

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