Two Turkish citizens controversially deported from Kosovo to Turkey last year have received heavy jail sentences in their home country.
On Wednesday, the Istanbul serious crimes court imprisoned Osman Karakaya and Cihan Ozkan for seven years and six months each for "participating in an armed terrorist organisation". It acquitted the two men of charges of "international espionage".
The Turkish Consulate building and the Atatürk House in Thessaloniki, Greece, were attacked by a group of demonstrators on Oct. 17.
Police in northern Greece have detained 12 people who evaded security and staged an unlawful protest against Turkey's op in Syria at the birthplace of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey.