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Turkey: Family Rejects Body of Russian Ambassador Assassin

The body of the Turkish policeman who shouted “Allahu Akbar” after shooting and killing the Russian ambassador to Turkey last month remains unclaimed. His family has refused to accept his remains, the state-run Anadolu Agency has learned from judicial sources.

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 file photo, Mevlut Mert Altintas shouts after shooting Andrei Karlov, right, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey. At first, AP photographer Burhan Ozbilici thought it was a theatrical stunt when a man in a dark suit …