Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he cannot describe the United States as a civilized country after American officials issued arrest warrants in absentia for more than a dozen of his security guards over a brawl outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington back in May.
Turkish prosecutors issued detention warrants for 254 Istanbul municipality and ministry staff over alleged links to the US-based figure accused of orchestrating last year’s attempted coup, state media said on Tuesday.
British police arrested three men in south Wales over last week’s bombing of a busy commuter train in west London, meaning five people are now being questioned by detectives over the attack which injured 30 people.
A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained on its highest level of alert on Sunday with soldiers helping provide security.
A division of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Wednesday it has arrested a Takfiri terrorist linked to a Daesh-affiliated ring, which planned to carry out terror attacks in the capital, Tehran.
Turkey issued arrest warrants for 63 people, including former National Intelligence Agency (MIT) personnel, over alleged links to the US-based cleric accused of orchestrating last year’s attempted coup, Anadolu news agency reported on Tuesday.
Turkey has arrested nine more journalists over their alleged links to the movement of US-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for having masterminded a failed military coup last year.