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Prosecutor launches investigation into HDP congress

An investigation was launched by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office on Dec. 13 against a Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) congress over pro-PKK slogans.

The Anti-Terrorism Department of the General Directorate of Security said it filed a criminal complaint to the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office against an HDP congress held in Istanbul.

Security forces eliminate senior PKK terrorist

Security forces eliminated a senior PKK terrorist figure in Turkey's southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, the country's interior minister has said.

Ferhat Tunç, the group's so-called Gap-Rıha regional leader with a code name Rubar, was captured dead as a result of the operation of police intelligence, aviation and special teams, Süleyman Soylu announced on Twitter.

Former FARC leader killed in Venezuela: Colombian media

A dissident former leader of the FARC guerrillas was shot dead in Venezuela by other rebels, Colombian media reported on Dec. 5.

Citing Colombian and Venezuelan intelligence sources, several newspapers said Hernan Dario Velasquez, nicknamed "El Paisa" ("The Peasant"), had been ambushed in the state of Apure, on the border with Colombia.

Turkey says over 800 terrorists 'neutralized' in N Iraq in 7 months

The Turkish military has "neutralized" 831 terrorists in cross-border operations in northern Iraq since April, said the defense authorities on Nov. 20.

According to the Defense Ministry, Turkish soldiers have seized nearly 1,300 weapons and 316,000 ammunitions belonging to the terrorists since Operations Pençe-Şimşek and Pençe-Yıldırım were launched in April.

Elections in Bulgaria: Police Actions Against the Vote Trade in the Country Continue

Hours separate us from the solution of the political puzzle, which we have never been able to solve in recent months. Today is a day for reflection and any agitation is forbidden. In the country and abroad, the preparations for the vote are in full swing, and the police actions against the trade in votes in our country continue.