Suicide bomber at Turkish wedding kills at least 30; 94 injured

Aug 21, 2016

Suicide bomber at Turkish wedding kills at least 30; 94 injured

A bomb attack targeting an outdoor wedding party in southeastern Turkey killed at least 30 people and wounded 94 others, authorities said Sunday. Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said the “barbaric” attack in the city of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria, on Saturday ...

Aug 18, 2016

Turkish car bombings kill three, wound dozens; Kurdish rebels blamed

Two car bombings targeted police stations in Turkey early Thursday, killing three people and wounding dozens, officials said. A car bombing attack on a police station in the eastern province of Van killed a police officer and two civilians. Dozens of other people, including ...

Aug 17, 2016

Turkey to release 38,000 from jail; frees space for plotters

Turkey issued a decree Wednesday paving the way for the conditional release of 38,000 prisoners, the justice minister said — an apparent move to reduce its prison population to make space for thousands of people who have been arrested as part of an investigation ...