Turkey conducts airstrikes on Kurdish militant bases in Syria and Iraq following Istanbul bombing

Turkish warplanes carried out air strikes on Kurdish militant bases in northern Syria and northern Iraq on Sunday, destroying 89 targets, Turkey’s defence ministry said, in retaliation for a bomb attack in Istanbul that killed six people one week ago. The strikes targeted bases of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish… Read More Turkey conducts airstrikes on Kurdish militant bases in Syria and Iraq following Istanbul bombing

Bulgaria charges five people in connection with Istanbul bombing

Bulgarian prosecutors have charged five people for supporting terrorist acts in connection with an explosion in central Istanbul that killed six people on November 13, chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev said on Saturday. Bulgarian special police forces detained three men of Moldovan origin and a man and woman of Syrian Kurdish descent this week following investigations… Read More Bulgaria charges five people in connection with Istanbul bombing

Six dead, twenty-two suspects arrested following bomb attack at shopping street in Istanbul

Turkey’s government blamed Kurdish militants on Monday for a blast that killed six people in Istanbul’s main shopping street, and said police had detained 22 suspects, including the person suspected to have planted the bomb. State broadcaster TRT released footage of police escorting a woman, the main suspect, from an apartment after an overnight raid.… Read More Six dead, twenty-two suspects arrested following bomb attack at shopping street in Istanbul