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'Robbery of century' committed in Istanbul

The unknown armed men robbed the branch of one of the local banks in Istanbul's Fatih district this morning. It is reported that the robbers managed to steal $150,000. This robbery was one of the largest in the history of …

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Suspect held in Almaty over Denis Ten's murder

Police in Kazakhstan's Almaty have detained a suspect after the murder of Olympic figure skater Denis Ten, the city prosecutor said. Ten, 25, one of Kazakhstan's most noted sporting heroes, "caught two …

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German singer arrested in Turkey's Edirne

A German-Kurdish singer Saide Inac has been remanded in custody in Turkey on terrorism-related charges. Inac, 47, who goes by the artistic name Hozan Cane, was detained on June 22 in the western province of Edirne …

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Three killed in deadly dispute in Turkey's Gaziantep

Three people were killed and five were injured after an argument between a Turk and Syrian escalated into a deadly shooting yesterday in the Turkish province of Gaziantep. The incident in the Hoşgör district started as an …

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3 dead in attack on Turkey’s ruling AKP in southeast

Three people have been killed and several injured in an attack on members of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) during an election campaign event in the southeast of the country. Members of AKP, including MP …

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One of richest Kazakh businessman arrested

The former chairman of commerce of Tsentrkazenergomontazh JSC Yerkin Amirkhanov has been arrested in Astana, the Kazak National Security Committee said. One of the richest Kazakh businessmen was arrested on suspicion of …

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Four Saudi officers killed at security checkpoint

Four Saudi officers were shot dead and four others wounded yesterday when their check post came under gunfire in southern Asir province, the country's interior ministry said. Three officers were instantly killed when the outpost …

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Senior FETO suspect remanded over Russian envoy murder

A former Turkish civil servant and suspected senior member of the Fetullah Gulen Terror Organisation (FETO) was remanded in custody on Friday in connection with the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrey …

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Suspect arrested over Russian envoy murder in Turkey

A former Turkish civil servant and suspected senior member of FETO was arrested today in connection with the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov. Security units in the capital Ankara …

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Police officer injured in shootout in Istanbul

A shootout occurred in Turkey’s Istanbul city, as a result of which a police officer was injured, Trend reported citing the Turkish media. Reportedly, a police officer opened fire when a dispute over debt arose between him and …

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PKK militants attack military base in Turkey’s Siirt

Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants staged an attack near a military base in southeast Turkey’s Siirt province, killing six Turkish security force members and wounding seven, security sources said. They said the attack …

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