Turkish capital bans public meetings due to militant attack fears



Authorities in the Turkish capital Ankara have banned public meetings and marches until the end of November after receiving intelligence that militants were planning attacks in the city, which has been targeted with bombings over the past year.
The ruling, announced by the Ankara governor's office, came as Turkey pursued a near two-month-old military operation in Syria in support of rebels to drive Islamic State militants away from its southern border.
Islamic State and Kurdish militants have carried out attacks in the capital. This month two suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) members... read more

 
18 October 2016 in World News, Views: 31
Source: Reuters
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