Murat Catulay

Croatia releases German Kurd wanted by Turkey

German Kurd Murat Catulay, 52, returned to Cologne from Split by plane on Tuesday night after being arrested near Omis on the Croatian coast 28 days ago on Turkey's accusation that he was a terrorist.

Extradition of German Kurd to Turkey won't be easy, his Croatian lawyer says

A 52-year-old German citizen of Kurdish origin, who was arrested on an Interpol warrant on Wednesday in Kostanje, southern Croatia, inland from the coastal town of Omis, has been placed in custody in Split pending extradition to Turkey.

Suspected terrorist for several attacks across Turkey arrested while vacationing in Croatia

A 52-year old tourist from Germany of Kurdish origin, wanted by Interpol on suspicion of terrorism, was arrested in Kostanje, near the southern Croatian town of Omis, on Wednesday.