If a court decides there is enough evidence for the warrant, the 65-year-old could spend up to 20 days in a cell, while being investigated on criminal charges including bribery and corruption.
The news of the warrants came not long after police arrested the chief legal adviser and a former chief executive of Dogan Holding
Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for the Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim, whose group is a key force fighting ISIL in northern Syria.
A Swedish appeals court has decided to uphold the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Prominent human rights activist Hebe de Bonafini has been protected from arrest by hundreds of supporters in Argentina.