Efkan Ala - updates

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Turkey arrests one after deadly Istanbul tourist attack

Jan 13, 2016 - 8:30 PM

UPDATED Interior Minister Efkan Ala does not explain the suspect s role in the attack

The flags of Europe, Germany and Berlin fly at half-mast in front of the Berlin House of Representatives in Berlin, Germany, 13 January 2016. Photo by Kay Nietfeld/EPA

9 Germans among 10 killed in Istanbul suicide attack

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:46 PM

5th UPDATE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber of Syrian origin while Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says he belongs to ISIS

CASUALTIES. Dead bodies lie on the ground after an explosion near the Blue Mosque, in the Sultanahmet district of central Istanbul, Turkey, January 12, 2016. Deniz Toprak/EPA