Category Archives: Government

Police nabs 43 PKK-linked terror suspects in Istanbul

A total of 43 suspects linked to PKK terrorist group were nabbed during anti-terror operations, a police official said on Wednesday.Anti-terrorism teams of Istanbul police launched the operation in seven different provinces to arrest the suspects, said...

TURKEY TO CONTINUE EUPHRATES SHIELD OPERATION IN NORTHERN SYRIA, ERDOGAN SAYS

Turkey's military will continue its operation in Syria's Afrin and Manbij regions, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday during a parliamentary address to his ruling AK Party.In 2016, Turkey launched the Euphrates Shield operation on its Syria...

Over 30 Turkish military officers held in FETO probe

Police arrested more than 30 military officers for alleged links with the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) during an operation based out of southeastern Siirt province Tuesday, according to a police statement.The operation was carried out across ...

Greek Court Temporarily Freezes Asylum to Turkish Soldier

Greece won on Monday a temporary injunction freezing asylum granted to a Turkish soldier who fled with seven others to the country after a botched coup attempt against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in 2016.An appeals court in Athens upheld a

Number of Turkey’s Cappadocia visitors doubled in 2017

The number of tourists that visited Cappadocia increased around 48 percent in 2017, according to central Nevsehir's Directorate of Culture and Tourism.Cappadocia, which lies in Central Anatolia's Nevsehir province, is a tourism favorite with its famous...

Turkish police arrest 24 in anti-drug operations

At least 24 suspects were arrested in anti-drug operations across Turkey on Saturday, officials told Anadolu Agency.In the southeastern Diyarbakir province, police seized 565 kilograms (1,245 pounds) of powdered marijuana in operations across the provi...