Intel op ‘neutralizes’ top MLKP member in Syria

Turkish security forces have neutralized Osman Nuri Ocaklı, a high-ranking member of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party (MLKP) and a key figure in the organization's Syrian operations.

Ocaklı, who had been on the red category wanted list, was targeted and eliminated during an operation conducted by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in the Ayn al-Arab region of Syria.

The PKK announced the End of Ceasefire with Turkey

Kurdish PKK fighters have ended a unilateral ceasefire with Turkey that they announced after the earthquake earlier this year, reports AFP.

The announcement, carried by pro-Kurdish media, threatened to lead to a return to the violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives since the PKK began its fight for an autonomous state in southeastern Turkey in 1984.

MP candidate arrested on alleged terror charges

A parliamentary candidate for the Green Left Party (YSP) has been arrested in the investigation into the far-left Socialist Party of the Oppressed's (ESP) youth organization.

Running for a seat in the Central Anatolian city of Eskişehir, Müslüm Koyun was detained during a raid on his house on April 30. The arrest comes as the country prepares for presidential and general elections.