Tunisian police arrest nephew of alleged Berlin attacker and two other suspects

Tunisian police arrest nephew of alleged Berlin attacker and two other suspects

Tunisia arrested the nephew of the suspected Berlin truck attacker and two other jihadist suspects who are “connected” to Anis Amri, the interior ministry said Saturday, as German investigators continued their hunt for possible accomplices. A statement said the three suspects, aged between 18 and 27, were arrested on Friday and were members of a […]

Clashes rock Turkey’s Diyarbakir after arrest of Kurdish mayors

Clashes rock Turkey’s Diyarbakir after arrest of Kurdish mayors

Turkish police clashed with protesters in Diyarbakir on Wednesday, using tear gas and water cannon to prevent them demonstrating against the detention of the Kurdish-majority city’s co-mayors. Gultan Kisanak and Firat Anli were taken into custody on Tuesday night in a surprise move against the leaders of a city hit by renewed fighting between Turkish […]

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 42 journalists, local media say

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 42 journalists, local media say

Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 42 journalists as part of the investigation into the failed coup aimed at toppling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, television news channels said Monday. Among those targeted by the warrants was prominent journalist Nazli Ilicak, who was fired from the pro-government Sabah daily in 2013 for criticising ministers caught […]

Belgian police arrest 12 suspected of planning new attacks

Belgian police arrest 12 suspected of planning new attacks

Twelve people suspected of planning new attacks were arrested in Brussels on Friday and Saturday after police carried out about 40 house searches across Belgium, the federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement. It said a total of 40 people had been questioned after the raids.

Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

ISLAMABAD:Commenting on Alatf Hussain’s arrest in London, Information Minister on Wednesday said Pakistan government would provide every possible moral and legal assistance to any Pakistani facing a difficult situation in any country.

Minister hopes MQM to play role in bringing normalcy in Karachi

He said as Altaf Hussain was very popular in Karachi, the reaction of his party workers was natural. However he hoped that the MQM would play its positive role in bringing normalcy in Karachi. To a question about talks or operation against the extremist elements he said that Prime Minister has devised a strategy which […]