Two unidentified women are dead after they opened fire on a police bus. The suspects also reportedly threw at least one handgranade at police before fleeing the scene and barricading themselves in a nearby building.
The Uzbek national has confessed to firing indiscriminately at a crowd of revelers at a famous nightclub in Istanbul. He claimed a Russian operative of the "Islamic State" militant group ordered him to commit the attack.
Peter Steudtner, the German rights activist who was detained for four months in Istanbul, has told DW about life in Turkish prison. He decried Turkey's judicial system, where German citizens are held without charge.
The "one-armed" warlord suspected of organizing the airport attack that left 46 people dead "blew himself up," according to Georgian officials. The Chechen militant was considered a key extremist recruiter in Europe.
Some 150 academics who signed a petition calling for peace in Turkey's Kurdish regions are now facing trial. Uraz Aydin, the editor of the leftwing journal Yeniyol faces additional charges of terrorist propaganda.
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