Turkish police detain 24 in mine disaster probe

Turkish police on Sunday detained 24 people, including mining executives, suspected of negligence over the disaster that killed 301 people and sparked fury at the government and officials, local media reported.

Turkey police arrest two dozen in anti-Qaeda raids

Turkish anti-terror police on Tuesday detained 25 people in a nationwide operation against al Qaeda that targeted an Islamic charity linked to the beleaguered government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

‘Turkish police detain sons of three ministers in bribery probe’

Turkish police have detained the sons of three cabinet ministers as part of an investigation into alleged bribery linked to public tenders, several Turkish newspapers reported on Tuesday.

Turkish police break up student demo with tear gas

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and halted a march by some 100 students on Saturday protesting against the clearance of trees on an Ankara university campus to make way for a controversial road development.

Japanese tourist killed in Turkey stabbing

A Japanese woman was killed and another badly injured in a stabbing attack in Cappadocia, a popular tourist area in central Turkey, the local governor said.

Police clash with Kurdish youths in Istanbul

The Kurds are protesting a series of Turkish military airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebel position last month.

Turkish police detain 10 al Qaeda suspects: Report

The militants were believed to be planning an attack ahead of New Year.

Turkish police arrest 12 over suspected Qaeda links

Police in Turkey have arrested 12 people suspected of links to al Qaeda and seized weapons and explosives in a series of raids.

Turkish police round up 20 for al Qaeda links: Report

Turkish police rounded up 20 people and seized weapons in a dawn operation on Monday in the southern city of Adana targeting the al Qaeda network, Anatolia news agency reported.