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Istanbul nightclub attacker captured: Turkey

January 17, 2017 2:51 pm

Sahin told reporters that the alleged attacker, whom he named as Abdulgadir Masharipov, born in 1983, had admitted his guilt and his fingerprints matched those at the scene.

Turkey arrests two Uighurs over nightclub attack

January 14, 2017 3:39 pm

The gunman remains at large despite a massive manhunt.

Turkey: Search launched for New Year's nightclub attacker

January 01, 2017 3:19 pm

The attacker, armed with a long-barrelled weapon, killed a policeman and a civilian outside Istanbul's popular Reina club at around 1:15 am (local time) before entering and firing on people partying inside,

Police van targeted in Istanbul blast

June 07, 2016 11:56 am

Turkish cities like Istanbul have recently been the target of many attacks from different factions

Istanbul braces for police lockdown on May Day

April 30, 2016 5:36 pm

The May Day is taking place at a period of particular tension in Turkey after a succession of deadly attacks this year blamed on jihadists and Kurdish militants.

Istanbul suicide attack: 5 killed, several wounded in city's shopping district

March 19, 2016 3:51 pm

The explosion hit Istiklal Street, a wide boulevard closed to traffic that is lined with international stores and shopping centres, just a few hundred metres from an area where police buses are usually parked, a Reuters witness said.

At least 33 migrants drown off Turkey in two accidents

February 08, 2016 6:15 pm

Twenty-two died when their boat sank off the district of Edremit in Balikesir province, shortly after 11 migrants died off Izmir, said the Turkish media.

Turkish Airlines plane from US diverted due to threat

January 24, 2016 9:23 pm

Airport officials in Shannon, Ireland, say 209 passengers and the crew were able to disembark safely today after the plane landed there. They

10 dead, 15 wounded in Istanbul tourist district explosion

January 12, 2016 2:36 pm

Police sealed the area, barring people from approaching in case of a second explosion.

Turkey: 2 killed in explosion at Kurdish rally, PM claims act as 'sabotage and provocation'

June 06, 2015 3:33 pm

The blasts occurred five minutes apart at the pro-Kurdish People Democratic Party's election rally in Diyarbakir, in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast.

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