Tuesday , January 17 2017

Politics

Trurkish police capture Istanbul gunman after 2 weeks on run

The living room of a hideout where the alleged attacker of Reina nightclub was caught by Turkish police last night, is seen in Esenyurt neighbourhood in Istanbul, Turkey, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

  Istanbul / AP Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year’s nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying on Tuesday that he’s an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre. The man was being questioned by police, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told ...

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German supreme court rejects bid to outlaw far-right party

  BERLIN / AP Germany’s supreme court on Tuesday rejected a bid by lawmakers to outlaw a far-right party accused of promoting a racist and anti-Semitic agenda. Andreas Vosskuhle, chief justice of the Federal Constitutional Court, said that even though the party had unconstitutional goals, “there are currently no concrete indications ...

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