At least 13 soldiers were killed and 56 others including civilians were injured in a car bomb attack on a bus carrying off-duty soldiers and civilians in the central Turkish province of Kayseri on Saturday.
The evacuation of wounded and civilians from eastern enclaves of Aleppo was aborted on Friday, and aid agencies and vehicles told to leave the area without explanation, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, Reuters reports.
President Bashar al-Assad on Thursday congratulated Syrians on the "liberation" of Aleppo, as civilians and fighters evacuated the last rebel pocket of the city, AFP reports.
Complaints against curfews imposed by authorities in Turkey’s Southeast are now under examination at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), according to humanrightseurope.org.
An attempt to evacuate people in need of medical attention from rebel-held eastern Aleppo has stalled after fighters loyal to the Syrian Government fired on the convoy, wounding three, the head of the ambulance service said.
Turkey’s Interior Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday that a total of 568 people were detained across 28 provinces Dec.12-13 as part of an investigation into twin bomb attacks in İstanbul on Saturday night.
A Tunisian man accused of captaining a migrant boat that sank in 2015 killing almost 700 people was found guilty of multiple manslaughter on Tuesday by an Italian court and sentenced to 18 years in jail, Reuters reports.
The Turkish government has declared a day of mourning after a twin bomb attack outside a football stadium in İstanbul killed 38 people, mostly police officers, and injured more than 160 others.