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Turkey seizes 1.5 tons of drugs hidden among soybeans

Turkish customs seized 1.5 tons of drugs in an anti-drug operation at the Greek border, the country's Trade Ministry said. According to the ministry, guards found the hashish in a tractor-trailer transporting soybeans at the Ipsala …

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Six Turkish servicemen struck by lightning in Hakkari

Six Turkish servicemen have been hospitalized after a lightning hit the barracks in the country's Hakkari province, Turkish media reported. According to reports, health condition of the injured soldiers is assessed as normal. …

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Rize police chief killed in Turkey by another officer

Rize police chief Altuğ Verdi has died and two others wounded in shooting believed to have been carried out by a police officer at Rize Police Department in northeastern Turkey. Verdi was taken to the hospital in critical condition …

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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 …

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Ankara issues new arrest warrants for FETO suspects

Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office issued arrest warrants for 103 on-duty soldiers including colonels, lieutenant colonels and commanders as part of a probe into Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO). After it at least 74 …

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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 …

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Turkish police to extend search for Saudi journalist

Turkish police will extend the search for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to a forest in Istanbul and a farm house in the neighboring province of Yalova. The police will not limit its investigation to the Saudi …

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Tractor rams through cars near Turkey's Parliament

A tractor has rammed through the cars next to the building of Turkish parliament in Ankara, the Turkish media reported. Despite all attempts by the police to stop the tractor, the driver of the tractor refused to obey to the order, …

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Operation against PKK conducted in Turkey's Izmir

Turkish police and intelligence services conducted a joint operation against members of the PKK terrorist organization in Turkey's Izmir Province, local media reported. According to the report, 21 people, who had close ties with the …

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Police detain 4 IS members in Ankara

Four members of the “Islamic State” (IS) terrorist group have been detained during a special operation carried out by police in Ankara, the police said in a message Sept. 14, Trend reports. Work is underway to detain another …

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Shooting in Istanbul: people wounded

Three people have been injured as a result of the shooting in Istanbul's Beylikduzu district, Trend reported citing Turkish media. The shooting has taken place between two groups of unknown people. Other details of the incident have …

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Turkish police conducting raids in Adana

Turkish police are conducting raids in the southern province of Adana, Turkish media reported. Over 100 policemen are involved in the operation, during which some Syrian citizens, who are suspected of forging documents, have been …

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