Tag: terrorism

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Turkey in mourning after terror group PKK executes 13 Turkish citizens in Gara

Thirteen Turkish citizens held in captivity by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq were shot dead last week, the Turkish government announced on Sunday. The 13 included six soldiers, two police officers and intelligent officers who had been abducted from different parts of southeast Turkey by the PKK in separate incidents six years […]

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Istanbul: man behind Reina New Year massacre given 40 life sentences

A Turkish court has sentenced a gunman to life in prison without parole for carrying out a deadly attack on an Istanbul nightclub in 2017 that left 39 people dead and dozens injured. Istanbul’s Heavy Penal Court No. 27 handed Abdulkadir Masharipov forty aggravated life sentences on Monday, 7 September. Masharipov, an Uzbek national, was […]

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UK Foreign Minister Dominic Raab offers “solidarity” to Turkey over Syria and its fight against terror

Dominic Raab, the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, held talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Ankara on Tuesday. The meeting covered a range of issues, including growing trade between the two countries, and current regional and international developments, with Syria topping the agenda. Following the meeting, the two ministers […]

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Two Turks named among those killed in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

Two Turkish citizens have been named among the victims of a series of deadly bombings in Sri Lanka on Sunday, 21 April, that claimed the lives of over 300 and injured hundreds more. The Turkish victims were named by Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Twitter. Writing in Turkish he said: “Unfortunately, we lost our citizens […]