Around 25 students have been detained after the clashes between an allegedly pro-ISIS group and those who protest ISIS presence in Kobane. The former group reportedly attacked the latter with batons and machetes on Istanbul University campus.
Police reportedly received a tip that a fresh altercation may occur between members of an Islamist Youth organization and students who staged demonstrations against ISIL
Kurds will not fight in Syria on Turkey’s behalf against Bashar al-Assad, PYD leader Salih Muslim tells Hürriyet
Three German journalists who have detained last night in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır for commanding 20 protestors have been released. They will testify today and attempt to retain their confiscated equipment.
SPIEGEL ONLINE – Oct 12, 5:15 PM – Drei deutsche Journalisten sollen sich derzeit in einer Gefangenenzelle einer Polizeistation in der südostanatolischen Stadt Diyarbakir befinden. Zu ihnen soll der freiberufliche Fotojournalist Björn Kietzmann gehören, ebenso seine
theguardian.com – Andrew Finkel in Istanbul – Oct 11, 4:05 PM – His government is less than two months old, but there has been no honeymoon period for the new Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Wednesday, in particular, was full of woe. That was the day authorities rushed to impose a curfew in five largely