Mevlüt Meet Altıntaş (the attacker's) family has been detained in his hometown, Aydın, west of Turkey.

Map. History of Turkey conflict

14 December 2017
The body of Russian ambassador to Turkey taken to Institute of Forensic medicine, and later to be transported for funeral procession.11 month ago
The body of Russian ambassador to Turkey taken to Institute of Forensic medicine, and later to be transported for funeral procession.
11 month ago
"They didn't shoot at Karlov. They shot at Russia." Today's Russian papers on the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey.
BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 returns from its 4th Syria campaign deployment   and  transits Bosphorus towards Black Sea11 month ago
BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 returns from its 4th Syria campaign deployment and transits Bosphorus towards Black Sea
11 month ago
U.S Embassy in Ankara: Missions will be closed in Ankara, Istanbul, Adana after firearm discharged in front of Embassy overnight
11 month ago
US Embassy in Ankara and Consulates Istanbul and Adana closed for normal operations today. Visa appointments will be rescheduled.
Gunman detained by Turkish police after attempting to enter US Embassy in Ankara.11 month ago
Gunman detained by Turkish police after attempting to enter US Embassy in Ankara.
Video: Police arrest the gunman outside the US Embassy in Ankara. He swears and says 11 month ago
Video: Police arrest the gunman outside the US Embassy in Ankara. He swears and says "don't play with us"
11 month ago
A gunman tried to enter the US Embassy in Ankara, police neutralised the attacker and took him into custody
11 month ago
Graphic video shows the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey by a man who shouted, "Don't forget Syria!"
Russian ambassador killed in Turkey was a 11 month ago
Russian ambassador killed in Turkey was a "hospitable professional," says British counterpart in Turkey
State Department avoids calling Russian diplomat's assassination 11 month ago
State Department avoids calling Russian diplomat's assassination "terrorism"
11 month ago
[email protected] chief Ban Ki-moon condemns "senseless" act of terror that killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey
Turkey PM says three people, including a foreign national, also wounded in assassination of Russia envoy to Ankara11 month ago
Turkey PM says three people, including a foreign national, also wounded in assassination of Russia envoy to Ankara
11 month ago
Erdogan says Putin agrees that shooting of ambassador was a provocation
11 month ago
Putin calls for 'strengthening' of war against terrorism following Karlov shooting
NATO chief condemns assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey Ankara11 month ago
NATO chief condemns assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey Ankara
11 month ago
Erdogan: Turkey-Russia joint commission to investigate Russian envoy’s murder
11 month ago
Putin says killing of Russian ambassador designed to spoil Russo-Turkish ties, derail Syria peace process
Russian ambassador's murder is 'provocation aimed at undermining Syria peace process' – Putin.11 month ago
Russian ambassador's murder is 'provocation aimed at undermining Syria peace process' – Putin.
11 month ago
Pres Erdogan speaks live, doesnt blame any particular group, organization, says "this is a clear provocation against Turkish-Russian relations"
11 month ago
Erdogan says he agreed to Russian request to send officials to participate in investigation of murder of its ambassador to Turkey
People start gathering near Turkish embassy in Moscow after murder of Russian ambassador in Ankara earlier today11 month ago
People start gathering near Turkish embassy in Moscow after murder of Russian ambassador in Ankara earlier today
We have to know who gave orders to the assassin – Putin11 month ago
We have to know who gave orders to the assassin – Putin
11 month ago
Mevlüt Meet Altıntaş (the attacker's) family has been detained in his hometown, Aydın, west of Turkey.
11 month ago
"This man was assassinated in cold blood," says @statedeptspox
11 month ago
[email protected]: The United States condemns the assassination of Russian Amb to Turkey. Thoughts are w/ his loved ones, Russian people, and other victims of this despicable act.
11 month ago
Alexey Pushkov, a prominent Russian senator, says 'hysteria' surrounding Aleppo resulted in the killing of Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov.
11 month ago
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a Russian parliamentarian, claims the West orchestrated the killing of Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov to harm Turkish-Russian relations.
11 month ago
Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım says the killing of Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov sought to 'harm bilateral relations'.
11 month ago
Turkish security forces are searching the flat of Russian ambassador's killer in Ankara.
Turkey: Interior Minister says  attacker who killed Ru. Amb Karlov was a 22 y.o. riot police officer11 month ago
Turkey: Interior Minister says attacker who killed Ru. Amb Karlov was a 22 y.o. riot police officer
Jihadist capitalizing on shooting: disseminating PDF of Russia embassies around globe on soc media in attempt to incite further11 month ago
Jihadist capitalizing on shooting: disseminating PDF of Russia embassies around globe on soc media in attempt to incite further
White House releases statement on assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov11 month ago
White House releases statement on assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov
US to stand 11 month ago
US to stand "ready to offer assistance to Russia and Turkey as they investigate this despicable attack."
RA85041 RuAF Flight from Damascus possible to Ankara diverted after Amb. assasination11 month ago
RA85041 RuAF Flight from Damascus possible to Ankara diverted after Amb. assasination
11 month ago
Iran MFA Spox harshly condemns Russia Ambo assassination in Turkey
11 month ago
President Erdoğan calls Putin to brief him about the assassination of Russian ambassador to Ankara
11 month ago
Turkish FM on way to Moscow for Syria talks as Russian envoy killed in Ankara
11 month ago
Head of the Security Committee of the Duma, Leonid Slutskiy has said Turkey-Russia relations will not be impacted.
11 month ago
Turkish journo claims the slogan the gunman recited in Arabic is the beginning of the "anthem" of al-Nusra
Pic after assassination of Russian ambassador11 month ago
Pic after assassination of Russian ambassador
11 month ago
The name of the gunman was Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, 22 years old, born in Aydin province, West Turkey.
11 month ago
Reports of shooting near US Embassy Ankara, Turkey- US citizens advised to avoid Embassy area until further notice.
Assassinated Russia envoy Andrey Karlov was a fluent Korean speaker who had been ambassador to both ROK and DPRK.11 month ago
Assassinated Russia envoy Andrey Karlov was a fluent Korean speaker who had been ambassador to both ROK and DPRK.
11 month ago
Russian foreign ministry says the killing of its ambassador to Turkey is a 'terrorist attack'.
PHOTO: The seconds before the attacker shot and killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey. Witnesses say that the attacker had said: 11 month ago
PHOTO: The seconds before the attacker shot and killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey. Witnesses say that the attacker had said: "We die in Aleppo, you die here!"
The gunman who had shot and killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is identified as Mevlüt Meet Altıntaş, 22, a (riot) police officer from Ankara, Turkey.11 month ago
The gunman who had shot and killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is identified as Mevlüt Meet Altıntaş, 22, a (riot) police officer from Ankara, Turkey.
The assassin shouts in Arabic: we've made an oath to Muhammad to die in martyrdom ... [It is] a revenge for Syria and Aleppo.11 month ago
The assassin shouts in Arabic: we've made an oath to Muhammad to die in martyrdom ... [It is] a revenge for Syria and Aleppo.
AP photographer Burhan Ozbilici continued his work in the face of this.11 month ago
AP photographer Burhan Ozbilici continued his work in the face of this.
Moments after the Russian Ambassador was shot. Footage captures the gunman shouting 'don't forget Aleppo, Syria, Allah Akbar!'11 month ago
Moments after the Russian Ambassador was shot. Footage captures the gunman shouting 'don't forget Aleppo, Syria, Allah Akbar!'
11 month ago
Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov dies of gunshot wound - Reuters.
Video footage of the moments of the assassination attempt on the Russian ambassador in Ankara, Turkey.11 month ago
Video footage of the moments of the assassination attempt on the Russian ambassador in Ankara, Turkey.
11 month ago
Gunman has reportedly been shot dead by Turkish police - Daily Sabah.
Another photo of the gunman that shot the Russian ambassador in Ankara, Turkey. Witnesses say they heard him shout 11 month ago
Another photo of the gunman that shot the Russian ambassador in Ankara, Turkey. Witnesses say they heard him shout "Aleppo".
11 month ago
Ankara shooter has been neutralized -- TRT.
The gunman in a clear photo. He reportedly had said: 11 month ago
The gunman in a clear photo. He reportedly had said: "We won't let you do those things in Aleppo." Then shot the ambassador from behind, and then fired in the air.
Picture of the Russian ambassador right before the attack. According to Russian TV, the ambassador had been attending an exhibition called 11 month ago
Picture of the Russian ambassador right before the attack. According to Russian TV, the ambassador had been attending an exhibition called "Russia as seen by Turks". Turkish media say Mr Karlov was making a speech when he was shot in the back by a gunman.
This is said to be the gunman who shot the Russian Ambassador in Ankara today. Witnesses say that the gunman standing behind Karlov started shouting 11 month ago
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
This is said to be the gunman who shot the Russian Ambassador in Ankara today. Witnesses say that the gunman standing behind Karlov started shouting "You killed the innocents! Ya Allah Bismillah".
11 month ago
The man to the right with the gun in his hand is the gunman, he was dressed and claimed to be a police officer, situation ongoing
11 month ago
Ambassador Karlov shot while giving a speech at an art exhibition, attacker might still be in building
11 month ago
Reports that the gunman was shouting and mentioning Allepo while shooting the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov at the art gallery
11 month ago
Shots heard now at the art gallery as Turkish special forces are engaging with the gunman who is inside the building
11 month ago
A Number of people were shot besides the Russian ambassador, gunman is still in the art gallery with special forces on scene
Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov has been shot at opening of an art exhibition in Ankara and is in critical condition11 month ago
Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov has been shot at opening of an art exhibition in Ankara and is in critical condition
Russia’s Ambassador Andrei Karlov was at an art exhibition when a gunman shot him. Photo from the scene appears to show a gunman (right) and the Ambassador shot on the ground (centre). Sources in Turkey says preliminary evidence points to the attacker being an Islamist and was motivated by eastern Aleppo’s fall, Turkey.11 month ago
Russia’s Ambassador Andrei Karlov was at an art exhibition when a gunman shot him. Photo from the scene appears to show a gunman (right) and the Ambassador shot on the ground (centre). Sources in Turkey says preliminary evidence points to the attacker being an Islamist and was motivated by eastern Aleppo’s fall, Turkey.
11 month ago
The Russian ambassador in Ankara has just been shot in an assassination attempt, and now the ambassador is currently in critical condition. The assassination attempt took place in a painting gallery called "Ankara Modern Arts Gallery", Turkey.
11 month ago
It's propaganda
Bashar Jaafari, Assad's UN man claims that: "Syrian authorities gathered information saying many foreign intelligence officers in east Aleppo are trying to exit" and precedes by giving the names and nationalities of these alleged intel officers in eastern Aleppo: Turkish, US, Israeli, Qatari, Saudi, Jordanian, Moroccan.
11 month ago
Turkey blocks access to Tor anonymising network
11 month ago
Turkey, Iran, Russia FMs meet in Moscow on December 20 aimed at giving fresh impetus for solution in Aleppo - Turkish official says
11 month ago
TuAF carrying out an airstrike in Al Bab now. @Liveuamap
11 month ago
Turkey official:Russia suggested Turkey, Russia, Iran come together for a solution, initially over Aleppo maybe include other parts of Syria
12 month ago
Germany arrests alleged Turkish spy
12 month ago
7 Euphrates Shield soldiers wounded near Al Bab
12 month ago
German security forces arrest a Turkish spy in Hamburg who was to assassinate 2 high ranking Kurdish officials in Bremen and Brussels
12 month ago
Officials in Kobane denied Turkish F-16 airstrike near the city