10 dead, 15 injured in Istanbul tourist district explosion

Jan 12, 2016

10 dead, 15 injured in Istanbul tourist district explosion

An explosion in the heart of Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet tourist district killed at least 10 people and wounded 15 on Tuesday, with a Turkish government official saying the blast was likely a terrorist attack. “Terrorist links are suspected,” the official said, asking not to ...

Jan 7, 2016

Turkish men arrested over October brawl near embassy

Police on Thursday arrested two Turkish men, one an ethnic Kurd, for allegedly beating two police officers and obstructing their duties during a brawl last October that broke out near the Turkish Embassy in Tokyo. Demolition laborers Bayav Ercan, a 33-year-old from Aichi Prefecture, ...