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Six people killed in PKK car bombing in Turkey's southeast: deputy PM

Aug 15 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A car bomb killed six people including four police officers and a child outside a police station in southeastern Turkey on Monday, according to senior government officials who blamed the attack on Kurdish militants.

Bomb attacks, cross-border fire kill 13 in southeast Turkey: sources

Aug 10 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Bomb blasts in two cities in southeast Turkey killed nine civilians and wounded dozens on Wednesday, security sources said, and blamed the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) for the coordinated attacks targeting police. | Video

Edogan legt Militär engere Fesseln an

Jul 31 2016

Ankara Nach dem gescheiterten Militärputsch will der türkische Präsident Recep Tayyip Erdogan die Streitkräfte vollständig unter direkte staatliche Kontrolle bringen.

Kurdish militant bomb attacks kill seven in southeast Turkey

Jul 10 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Two Kurdish militant bomb attacks ripped through a military outpost and an army vehicle on Sunday, killing seven members of the armed forces, the military said, as a conflict which flared a year ago continued to rage in southeast Turkey.

Senior Kurdish PKK commander killed in Syria: Turkey's Anadolu

Jul 09 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A senior commander of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group has been killed in a bomb attack on a car in which he was traveling in northeast Syria, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Saturday.

Turkish jets strike PKK targets in northern Iraq, southeast Turkey

Jun 22 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey overnight on Wednesday, and authorities imposed new curfews in rural areas as the army and police continue to battle insurgents, security sources said.

Kurdish militant group says it was behind Istanbul bombing

Jun 10 2016

DIYARBAKIR/ISTANBUL Kurdish militants said on Friday they carried out a suicide bombing which killed eleven people in Turkey's biggest city Istanbul this week and warned the country was no longer safe for foreign tourists.

Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Istanbul car bombing

Jun 09 2016

ANKARA/MIDYAT, Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's office blamed Kurdish militants for a car bombing that killed 11 people in central Istanbul, while a second bomb on Wednesday killed five people in the largely Kurdish southeast. | Video

Turkey shells Islamic State in Syria west of U.S.-backed assault

Jun 02 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey The Turkish army killed five Islamic State militants in Syria in cross-border shelling, Turkish military sources said on Thursday, hitting positions west of where an offensive on militants was launched by Syrian fighters with U.S. backing.

Turkey shells Islamic State in Syria west of U.S.-backed assault

Jun 02 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey The Turkish army killed five Islamic State militants in Syria in cross-border shelling, Turkish military sources said on Thursday, hitting positions west of where an offensive on militants was launched by Syrian fighters with U.S. backing.

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