Medical & Health

Turkey deports 4 German nationals for terror links

January 17, 2020

Turkey deported four terrorists of Germany nationality to their country, the Turkish Interior Ministry announced on Friday. The terrorists were deported as part of Turkey’s ramped-up efforts to repatriate foreign terrorist fighters, the ministry said i…

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Two Thousand Tons of Toxic Waste to be Disposed of in UN Project

January 17, 2020

The Ministry of Environment and Urbanism has announced that the project will be completed by the end of 2020. With the implementation of a UN project, more than two thousand tons of toxic waste that has been stored for 30 years will be disposed of, the…

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Police seize over 180 kg of heroin in eastern Turkey

January 17, 2020

Turkish security forces seized 183 kilograms (around 403 pounds) of heroin in the country’s east, an official statement said on Friday. The provincial police teams seized the illicit drug in Agri province when they stopped a truck having Iranian number…

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Turkey: Contraband tobacco rolling papers seized

January 15, 2020

Custom officials seized about 15 million contraband cigarette papers in western Turkey, the country’s Trade Ministry said on Wednesday. Officials got a tip a shipment of illegal filter-tipped cigarette papers would be brought into the country through t…

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Eleven Migrants Die After Boat Sinks Off Turkey

January 11, 2020

Eleven migrants, including eight children, died Saturday when their vessel sank in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey, state news agency Anadolu reported. The boat sank off Cesme, a popular tourist resort in western Turkey opposite the Greek island…

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Anadolu Agency journalist injured in French protests

January 11, 2020

An Anadolu Agency photojournalist was wounded on Saturday in the French capital Paris during clashes between police and demonstrators, who are protesting President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial pension plans. Covering the protests, Dursun Aydemir was…

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Greece: 13 Injured in Chase of Suspected Migrant Smugglers

January 10, 2020

A car carrying migrants who had crossed into Greece from neighboring Turkey crashed into another vehicle following a high-speed chase across the north of the country early Friday, leaving 13 people injured, police said. The car, with 12 people insid…

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Over 2 tons of drugs seized in southeastern Turkey

January 10, 2020

Turkish security sources seized over 2 tons of marijuana in southeastern Diyarbakir province, the authorities said.Gendarmerie forces launched a narco-terror operation on Wednesday as part of Operation Kiran-11 in Diyarbakir’s rural areas and highlands…

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