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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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Helicopter crashes in Turkey’s Nigde

One police officer was killed and another one was injured in a helicopter accident in Turkey's Central Anatolian province of Niğde. The accident occurred at the Police Vocational High School in Niğde, Hurriyet Daily …

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Gunman opens fire on people inside car in Ankara

Nine people were injured after a gunman opened fire on people sitting inside his car in Turkish capital Ankara on late Sunday, Daily Sabah reports. The attacker targeted a group of people sitting on a roadside in Ankara's Şenlik …

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Drugs worth $3 million seized in Turkey

Turkey's anti-narcotics teams seized drugs worth $3 million at a yacht in the Aegean sea. Some 280 kilograms of drugs were seized in the operation.  The police said that seven people were detained during the …

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Ancient tapestry siezed in Turkey's Adana

An ancient tapestry depicting Jesus Christ was seized in Turkey's Adana province on Monday, a police source said, adding that the artifact was seized during a raid on a residential address in Seyhan district. The police found the …

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Turkish police detain 30 PKK members in Adana

Thirty members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist organization were detained as part of counter-terrorism operations in Turkey’s Adana province, the Adana Police Department said. According to the message, all …

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ISIS member from Russia detained in Turkey's Adana

The Turkish security service has detained a Russian citizen who allegedly plotted an attack with a drone against one of US planes based at Incirlik, the Haberturk television channel said. The channel identified the Russian as …

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Turkey intensifies fight against drug traffickers

Turkish police has continued counter-narcotics operations in the country. Seventeen suspects have been detained in Istanbul last week on suspicion of drug smuggling, the Daily Sabah reported. In Istanbul police raided the …

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Erdogan could be killed at G20 summit - media

Turkish security forces warned G20 host Germany about a possible plan to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the summit, media reported. An official note was sent to the German criminal police BKA on the eve …

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Two police officers killed in Turkey

Two police officers were killed, another police was injured after PKK terrorists opened fire near a checkpoint in Turkey's southern Hatay province, local media reports said. The incident took place at 21:55 pm yesterday. PKK …

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