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Group of terrorists liquidated in Turkey's Hatay

Five terrorists were liquidated in the Turkish province of Hatay, the Turkish media reported. Turkey's Ministry of Internal Affairs said that on August 28 the terrorists took five hostages who were released later. …

 Turkey eliminates 26 PKK members

At least 26 PKK terrorists were eliminated in counterterrorism operations across Turkey over the past week, according to the country's Interior Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said the Turkish Armed Forces carried out 2,156 …

Russian lawmaker slam US sanctions against Turkey

Deputy head of the International Committee of the State Duma Alexey Chepa criticized a U.S. move to impose sanctions on two Turkish Cabinet members as "counterproductive and destructive". "Every day we …

Ankara to retaliate against US sanctions

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu demanded that the United States reverse its decision to impose sanctions over detention of Pastor Andrew Brunson and threatened to retaliate.  …

More than 30 terrorists killed in Turkey

At least 36 PKK terrorists have been killed as part of anti-terror operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. According to the ministry, the Turkish Armed Forces carried out 1,994 …

Turkish prisoners to wear single-type uniform

Turkey's prisoners will wear a single-type uniform, sources in the country's Interior Ministry said. Single-type uniform for prisoners will be used for the first time in one of the prisons in Turkey's Diyarbakir …

Organiser of Russian ambassador’s murder found

Turkey’s security forces have arrested a man who allegedly played a "key" role in the murder of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, according to local media reports. The suspect, identified with …

Turkey suspends more than 9000 police officers

Turkey's police force has suspended more than 9,000 officers over alleged links to the US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen. It said the action had been taken on the grounds of national security. …

412 suspected PKK terrorists detained in Turkey

Anti-terror operations were conducted in 21 Turkish provinces, leading to the arrest of 412 suspects from the PKK terrorist organization and its umbrella structure, the KCK, the country's Ministry of the Interior said. Police also …