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Trial of Russian envoy murder to begin in January

A criminal court in Ankara accepted an indictment stressing the FETO terror group's involvement in the December 2016 assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov. The indictment recommended …

Over 1 ton of heroin seized in Turkey's Erzincan

Over 1 ton of heroin was seized in the eastern Turkish province of Erzincan, the governorship said. According to the governor's office, anti-drug squads stopped a long-rig trailer truck en route from Istanbul to Van along the …

Wedding of 13 year old girl prevented in Jerusalem

Jerusalem police prevented the wedding of a 13 year old girl and a 16 year old boy from taking place yesterday night, a police spokesperson said.  Police units entered the ultra-religious neighborhood of Meah Shearim, after …

 Israel ends death penalty practice?

This week, Israel voted in favor of a United Nations resolution calling for a global moratorium on death penalty in an effort to abolish the practice altogether. Jerusalem on November 13 was one 123 countries that supported Resolution …

Jamal Khashoggi's last words revealed

The last words Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last month were "I’m suffocating," head of investigations at Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah Nazif …

 At least 13 people killed in Tajik prison riot

Tajikistan's security forces have killed at least 13 inmates at a prison in the city of Khujand where a riot broke out yesterday evening, three security sources said. The city government confirmed there had been a riot, but provided …

Kurdish racketeers detained in Ankara - media

At least 21 suspects were detained for extortion to help finance the PKK/KCK terrorist group after a huge dawn sweep across Ankara, security sources said. The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking …

Two people killed in Tel Aviv car explosion

An explosion was reported in Hatikva Quarter in Israel's Tel Aviv on Sunday night. Two cars went up in flames, the local police said. The bodies of two men in their thirties were extricated from one car and their deaths were …