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Turkish police detains ISIS member of Georgian origin

Georgian citizen, Gosha Shagnadze, who is a member of the ISIS terrorist group, has been detained in the northeastern Turkish province of Trabzon, the Turkish media reported. During the investigation, a 33-year-old Shagnadze …

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Over thousand people arrested in Turkey

During the raids, aimed at ensuring public order, Turkish police arrested over 1000 people. 1187 people were arrested in total, including women and foreigners, Turkish media reported. 80 thousand law enforcement officers …

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 Gulen's nephew detained in Ankara - media

Turkey's police detained 47 Gulenist Terror Group (FETO) suspects, including U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gulen's nephew, Salman Gulen, in operations targeting the group's 'Gaybubet' houses used as hideouts …

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Minibus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey’s Hatay

A minibus carrying migrants has crashed into a truck in the Altinozu district of the southern Turkish province of Hatay, killing 11 people. Gendarmerie teams reportedly attempted to stop the minibus carrying the migrants who had …

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Dozens of FETO suspects arrested in Turkey's Eskisehir

Police arrested 50 FETO suspects, including former soldiers from 11 provinces as part of a central Eskisehir city-based operation Thursday, according to a judicial source. The arrests came after the Chief Public Prosecutor's Office …

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Turkey seeks arrest of 360 FETO-linked suspects

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 360 people in an operation targeting supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen within the army, Anadolu news agency reported. It said 333 of those facing …

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700-year old Torah seized in Turkey's Mugla

Turkish security forces seized an ancient Torah manuscript in the southern Mugla province. Written on gazelle leather, the Torah is thought to date back at least 700 years. Security forces launched an operation after receiving …

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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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Turkey orders 108 soldiers detained over Gulen links

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 108 former security officials over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating last year’s attempted coup 60 former security officials were …

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Resident of Izmir took his children hostage

Resident of Turkey's Izmir province, located in the east of the country, took his children hostage. It is reported that law enforcement officers have already arrested him. Children were taken to the hospital. …

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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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More than 100 ISIS suspects detained in Anakra

A total of 101 ISIS terror suspects were arrested in Ankara today, according to police sources. Ankara Police Department's anti-terrorism branch launched an operation with the participation of 1,500 officers after arrest warrants …

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Almost 60 kg of heroin found in Turkey's Van

A total of 59 kilograms of heroin were confiscated in Turkey’s south-eastern Van province, the province police said in a statement. One person was detained during the operation. Operations against drug traffickers in the Van …

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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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Turkish police detain 61 Daesh-linked suspects

At least 61 Daesh-linked terror suspects have been detained in Turkey's eastern Erzurum and northwestern Bursa provinces Sunday, security officials said. The latest detentions bring the total number of terror suspects held by Turkish police …

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Turkey arrests 49 IS-linked suspects in Ankara

Turkey on Saturday arrested 49 suspects linked to Islamic State organization in the capital Ankara, according to police officials, the Peninsula Qatar reports. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions …

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