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165 irregular migrants held across Turkey

At least 165 irregular migrants were held across Turkey on Wednesday, according to security sources, Anadolu agency reported. Gendarmerie forces held 79 irregular migrants trying to illegally cross to Europe in the southwestern Mugla …

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Turkish forces seize 5 tons of powdered marijuana

Nearly 5 tons of powdered marijuana were seized in international waters on the Mediterranean Sea, Turkey's Interior Ministry said. The operation against drug smugglers was conducted by Turkish police, gendarmerie and coast guard on …

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Turkish police detains ISIS terrorists in Turkey's Izmir

Twelve militants of the ISIS terrorist group (banned in Russia) were detained during a special operation conducted by the provincial police in the country's Izmir province. The operation to detain terrorists was carried out in three …

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Foreign nationals detained in Turkey over ISIS links

Turkish security forces detained ten foreign nationals over links to the ISIS terrorist organization in Turkey's Izmir province. The Counterterrorism Branch of the Izmir Security Directorate conducted simultaneous operations in the …

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Man killed in Antalya restaurant shootout - media

A shootout occurred in a restaurant in Turkey's Antalya province yesterday evening, Turkish media reported. As a result of the shootout, one died and two people were injured. According to media reports, all the victims are citizens …

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ISIS terrorist detained in Istanbul

Turkish police detained an ISIS member (the terrorist group banned in Russia) plotting a terrorist attack in Turkey in a counterterrorism operation in Istanbul, security sources said. The terrorist was caught by the Istanbul …

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More than 50 Syrians detained over ISIS links in Bursa

Turkish police have detained 52 Syrian nationals over their suspected links to the ISIS terror group. The suspects were detained today in the town of Osmangazi, in northwestern Bursa province, Anadolu Agency reported. The …

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Istanbul police detain 14 PKK terrorists

As part of a special operation conducted against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group, 14 PKK militants were detained in Istanbul. The terrorists planned a series of provocations in connection with the 21-year …

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Explosion injures two people in Turkey's Gaziantep

An explosion collapsed a residential building in Turkey's Gaziantep Province. According to preliminary information, two people got injured as a result of the accident and the condition of one victim is critical. …

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Raids on FETO suspects ongoing in Turkey - media

Turkey issued detention warrants for 1112 people over their suspected links to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), TGRT reported. The nationwide simultaneous raids conducted across 76 provinces are ongoing, TASS …

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Turkish police detain 22 terrorists in Istanbul

Istanbul police detained at least 22 ISIS-linked terrorist suspects, according to a statement released by the Governor's Office. The suspects were detained in Ümraniye, Başakşehir, Beykoz, Gaziosmanpaşa, Kadıköy, Maltepe, …

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 Hundreds detained for illegal gambling in Istanbul

Turkish police detained 394 people today in mass simultaneous operations across the country against online gambling sites. The Istanbul Cybercrime Division Branch launched the raids in 40 provinces, 207 of which were in Istanbul, for …

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Turkish police seize huge haul of smuggled cigarettes

Turkish police have seized over 16,000 packets of cigarettes in southeastern Şırnakprovince. The contraband cigarettes were found on Jan. 25 hidden under a trailer truck, according to security sources, who spoke on condition of …

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Police prevents terrorist attack in Turkey

A terrorist attack was prevented in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province. Turkish security forces have seized 150 kilograms of explosives during an operation against the terrorist PKK group in Mardin province,  Mardin …

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