Türkiye, US freeze assets of 2 terror financiers

Türkiye and the United States have slapped sanctions on two people believed to have raised money for two extremist groups operating in Syria, the countries have announced.

The announcement followed another joint move by Washington and Ankara four months ago, when they sanctioned a network of people and companies accused of helping deliver funds to ISIL.

ISIL leader committed suicide before capture by Turkish forces

Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi, the so-called leader of the ISIL terror group, detonated his suicide vest as he realized that he was about to be captured by Turkish intelligence forces, according to security sources.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on late April 30 announced that the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) "neutralized" al-Qurashi in Syria.

Daria Trepova accused of terrorism

"Daria Trepova is accused of having committed a criminal offense under Article 205. 3 paragraph 'b' of the Criminal Code, part 4 of Article 222.1 (terrorist act committed by an organized group resulting in premeditated murder); illegal carrying of explosive devices, carried out by an organized group", the department announced.

Details of the large police operation: 23 people were questioned

In the Special Department for Suppression of Corruption of the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office in Belgrade, 25 members of two related groups suspected of money laundering were questioned.
They are suspected of multiple tax frauds related to VAT refunds, which damaged the budget of the Republic of Serbia by more than 246 million dinars.