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Ukraine detains MP over parliament attack plot: prosecutor

6 months, 27 days ago
KIEV: Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko, once hailed as a symbol of resistance against Russia, was detained on Thursday over accusations she plotted a terrorist attack in Kiev, authorities said. "She was detained after the prosecutor general…

Turkey detains 17 in graft case as Erdogan denounces US plot

10 months, 13 days ago
ANKARA: Turkey has detained 17 suspects in an investigation into a Turkish-Iranian gold trader who was once a close ally of the government but is now testifying against officials as a star witness in a high profile US case, sate media said…

Myanmar detains Turkish reporters on assignment

11 months, 21 days ago
NAYPYITAW/YANGON: Myanmar police detained two journalists working for Turkey’s state broadcaster TRT and their interpreter and driver on Friday for allegedly flying a drone near the parliament compound, amid tension between the two…

Turkey detains 450 IS suspects in nationwide sweep

1 year, 8 months ago
ANKARA: 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,…