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47 puts on trial for ‘coup plot to kill Erdogan’ in Turkey

MUGLA -UNS : One of the nearly 50 suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate Turkey’s president admitted involvement in the botched July 15 putsch bid as the mass trial opened Monday. Forty-four suspects, mainly soldiers, are under arrest over the alleged plot to kill …

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Turkish troops inside IS bastion Al-Bab: Erdogan

ISTANBUL -UNS : President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies have entered the centre of the Islamic State-held bastion Al-Bab, saying its capture was now a “matter of time”. “Al-Bab is now besieged from all fronts… Our forces …

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Turkey reiterates support for people of India-Occupied-Kashmir

ANKARA -uns : Turkey has reaffirmed its unflinching support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir and stressed the importance of resolving the dispute in accordance with relevant United Nations resolutions. This support was reiterated at a seminar held with joint collaboration of the Economic …

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450 IS suspects arrested in Turkey

ANKARA -UNS : Turkish police on Sunday detained almost 450 suspected Islamic State group members in nationwide raids just over a month after an attack on an Istanbul nightclub claimed by the militants. Security forces rounded up 448 suspects, the state-run Anadolu news agency said, …

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Gen Bajwa,Turkish Deputy Chief of General Staff discuss cooperation in training to fight against terrorism

RAWALPINDI -UNS – Deputy Chief of General Staff in Turkey General Umit Dundar met with the Pakistan s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the meeting discussed issues of mutual interest. Both countries and their …

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Deadly clashes after car bomb in Turkey’s Izmir,two killed,wounds 10

ISTANBUL: A car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Thursday, wounding at least 10 people and sparking clashes in which at least two “terrorists” were killed, officials and reports said. Several ambulances were rushed to the scene after …

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Govt aware of kidnapping of Pakistani youth on board Turkish vessel: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The government of Pakistan is aware of the media reports regarding kidnapping of Pakistani young men on a Turkish vessel for ransom, the Foreign Office spokesman said here Tuesday. The spokesman, in a statement, said the diplomatic missions of Pakistan in Ankara and …

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ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul attack: statement

ISTANBUL-UNS : Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large. The militant group made the claim in a …

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Pakistan condemns terror attack in Istanbul

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Sunday strongly condemned the suspected terror attack in Istanbul, Turkey on New Year’s eve. The Prime Minister extended his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Turkey on the loss of precious human lives in the …

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41 killed in Istanbul nightclub attack

ISTANBUL -AFP/UNS – Forty one people, including many foreigners, were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightclub as revellers were celebrating the New Year, the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016. The assailant shot dead a …

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