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U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen and former prosecutor Zekeriya Öz have been named among the suspects in a third indictment prepared by an Istanbul prosecutor into the murder of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A judge at criminal court of serious crimes and a lawyer were arrested in Istanbul on April 24 on charges of “accepting and giving bribes,” Doğan News Agency has reported.
A convicted al-Qaeda suspect who was detained by gendarmerie on April 19 while working as a village imam in the Central Anatolian province of Çankırı has admitted to involvement in the 2003 HSBC bombing
Gülden AYDIN – ISTANBUL
An Al-Qaeda suspect who was arrested in Çankırı on April 19 for his involvement in the 2003 HSBC bombing in Istanbul has been revealed as a village imam who applied for the job after sitting a national exam while he was on the run
Italy on April 19 called on Turkey to release a journalist arrested this month near the Syrian border while he was researching refugees
An Iranian businessman who had come to Turkey for business purposes was rescued in a police operation in the Nusaybin district of Mardin on April 21, 85 days after he was kidnapped for ransom
Burcu PURTUL UÇAR – ISTANBUL
A Cameroonian national has been detained in Istanbul after being caught scamming a businessman by a “special solution” that converts Turkish Liras into dollars.
A total of 12 militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were arrested in Istanbul on April 21.
A total of 15 Islamic State Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suspects were released by a court in the Central Anatolian province of Konya on April 18, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Erdal Sarı, the mayor of the Central Anatolian province of Niğde’s Altunhisar district, was slightly injured in a gun attack on April 20, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Nurettin Kurt – ANKARA
Police detained a judge in Ankara on April 19 on accusations that he accepted a bribe.