World Bulletin / News Desk
According to a statement by the Bingol Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, a Bingol court handed three aggravated life sentences to Umut Savas Kocyigit.
He was also sentenced to 51 years and eight months in prison to Umut Savas Kocyigit for destroying the state’s unity, voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder.
An armed attack by PKK/KCK members targeting Bingol Police Chief Atalay Urker had martyred two police officers and wounded Urker and three other officers in the eastern Bingol province on Oct 9, 2014.
During the hearing, the other convict Ramazan Ayaz was sentenced to five years and seven-and-a-half months in jail for willingly helping a terror organization, the statement noted.
Diplomatic sources say possible sanctions on Iran under US decision to withdraw from nuclear deal are important for Turkey
Turkish presidential spokesperson marks 44th anniversary of Cyprus Peace Operation to protect island's Turkish population
In a joint statement, the two countries said their foreign ministers met on the sidelines of last week's NATO summit in Brussels and "agreed to normalise the diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and Turkey.
Two countries' relations contribute to bilateral trade, head of business council says
Migrants held in Erzurum, Erzincan, Van and Kirsehir provinces
Over 5,500 new companies established last month, according to major business body
Feleknas Uca and Mehmet Rustu Tiryaki attended funeral of a PKK terrorist in southeastern Batman province
Former police chiefs among suspects accused of trying to overthrow the government
Weapon emplacements, shelters destroyed in Avasin-Basyan, Zap and Hakurk regions
Ibrahim Kalin calls on international community to react against injustice happening before the world’s eyes
Main opposition dilemma: Former presidential candidate Muharrem Ince to replace current leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu?
Migrants rounded up in northwestern Edirne, Canakkale and eastern Van provinces
Government declared state of emergency for first time on July 20, 2016 following FETO's deadly coup attempt
Adnan Oktar's shady group is accused of numerous crimes, including child sexual abuse
Anti-narcotics units conduct operation in districts on European side of province
Substance called fubinaca used to produce the drug bonsai also seized