Two more German citizens have been arrested in Turkey "for political reasons", Berlin said Friday, bringing the total number of German political prisoners in Turkish custody to 12 amid badly frayed ties between the countries.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday ruled out an immediate end to the year-old state of emergency imposed after a failed coup, saying it could only be lifted once the fight against terrorism was finished.
Britain said on Wednesday that three men were arrested in Manchester in connection with the deadly bomb attack in UK’s northern city of Manchester on Monday, as security was tightened following the attack claimed by the Daesh terrorist group.
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have arrested an award-winning human rights activist pending an investigation for allegedly publishing “false information” and “sowing sedition and sectarianism” online, state media said.
Turkish security forces have arrested at least 26 people in connection with the recent car bomb attack in the country’s Kurdish-majority province of Sanliurfa, which claimed the lives of two civilians and left more than a dozen others injured.