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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A 17-year-old waiter working at a hotel stabbed a Belarussian tourist to death in the touristic Marmaris district of the Aegean province of Muğla late on Sept. 23, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The Istanbul Public Prosecutor Office on Sept. 24 issued detention warrants for a total of 43 current and former members of the Turkish military over allegedly using the smartphone application ByLock, used almost exclusively by the sympathizers of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen.
A prosecutor in the Aegean province of İzmir has sought up to 3.5 years of imprisonment for a police officer who is accused of hitting two women who sought help from the police earlier this summer.
Çetin Aydın – ISTANBUL
A prominent Syrian opposition activist named Orouba Barakat, 60, and her journalist daughter Halla Barakat were found murdered in their home in Istanbul’s Üsküdar district on the night of Sept. 21.
Çavuşoğlu has said Turkey has “no direct contacts” to bring back two members of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) held by the outlawed PKK
Fourteen lawyers of imprisoned hunger-striking educators Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça were arrested by a court order on Sept. 20, broadcaster CNN Türk reported on Sept. 21.
Police detained four Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suspects on Sept. 18 in raids on two sleeping cells of the jihadist group in the southeastern province of Mardin, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Sept. 19.
İsmail Saymaz – ISTANBUL
An Istanbul court on Sept. 20 ordered the Interior Ministry pay compensation amounting to 734,162 Turkish Liras ($209,000) over the killing of Uğur Kurt, who was shot by police during a funeral ceremony in an Alevi worship house, or cemevi in 2014.
Aziz Özen – ISTANBUL
An Istanbul court released a woman who had shot her father-in-law to death in Istanbul at the first hearing on Sept. 18, after she testified that he had sexually abused her.
A chief public prosecutor’s office in the Central Anatolian province of Konya on Sept. 20 issued detention warrants for 125 “secret imams” suspected of being in charge of Gülenist military personnel as part of an investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)
Fevzi Kızılkoyun – ANKARA
An Ankara court has arrested three people and released four others previously detained over an attack against the funeral of the mother of jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Aysel Tuğluk.