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Turkey had accused the pair of belonging to the YPG, a Kurdish group Ankara considers a terrorist organisation.

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and another seven were hospitalised in clashes with Kurdish militants.

Six killed in PKK and Turkish army clashes

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Six killed in PKK and Turkish army clashes

Turkish officials say three PKK militants and three Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes on Wednesday near the country's border with Iraq and Syria.

Warning from the ballot box: What now for Turkey?

Resul Serdar Atas

Warning from the ballot box: What now for Turkey?

Comment: The results of the local elections show Turks believe the ballot box is the ultimate check and balance for their country, writes Resul ...

Kurdish-majority provinces split in Turkey's tightly fought local elections

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Kurdish-majority provinces split in Turkey's tightly fought local elections

The left-wing HDP delivered mixed results in Turkey's Kurdish-majority provinces which have been governed for three years by ...

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Turkish airstrikes kill 26 Kurdish fighters in Turkey, Iraq

Ankara has stepped up its airstrikes against Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq, saying ground forces are advancing toward Qandil.

Paul Iddon

Turkey is in Syria and Iraq to stay

Analysis: Turkey's latest campaign in Iraq is an indication of how far it is willing to go, writes Paul Iddon.

Paul Iddon

The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

Comment: Under fire from all sides, armed Kurdish groups are more likely to work together, writes Paul Iddon.

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Turkish police officer killed, several wounded in anti-PKK raid

Clashes broke out in southeastern Turkey on Friday between Turkish officers and Kurdish militants during a raid to arrest a suspected PKK ...

Turkey foils 'Kurdish militant raid' on police station

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Turkey foils 'Kurdish militant raid' on police station

Turkey said it has shot dead one man and wounded another after Kurdish militants attempted to attack a police station on Sunday, according to ...

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Turkey kills 12 PKK members in co-ordinated attacks

Armed Turkish police have reported seizing large quantities of bomb-making chemicals and weapons during a number of raids on suspected Kurdish ...

Turkey deploys tanks, military vehicles to border with Iraq

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Turkey deploys tanks, military vehicles to border with Iraq

Turkish armed forces are 'deploying tanks and other military vehicles' to the border with Iraq.

Turkish officers killed in bomb attack on police station Turkish officers killed in bomb attack on police station

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Turkish officers killed in bomb attack on police station

Video: Suspected Kurdish militants detonated a bomb outside a police station in troubled southeast Turkey killing at least eight officers.

Roadside bomb kills four in southeast Turkey

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Roadside bomb kills four in southeast Turkey

Four people were killed Monday and at least 19 injured in a roadside bomb targeting a police vehicle in the southeastern Turkish town of Silopi, ...

Six soldiers killed in southeast Turkey bomb attack

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Six soldiers killed in southeast Turkey bomb attack

Six Turkish soldiers were killed in a bomb attack on a military convoy in the southeastern Van province on Tuesday, which the army blames on PKK ...

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Amnesty: Turkish security measures risking thousands of Kurdish lives

Turkey is effectively laying siege to some Kurdish towns with curfews and cuts to services, putting the lives of Kurds at risk, says Amnesty International.

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Turkey detains dozens of academics over pro-Kurdish petition

Turkish police arrested dozens of academics who denounced military operations against Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey, with the move ...

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Three children among dead following Kurdish bombing in Turkey

Kurdish rebels detonated a car bomb at a police station in southeastern Turkey, firing rockets and rifles at survivors, killing six people ...

Vijay Prashad

From Roboski to Sultanahmet: Turkey as dry as tinder

As a new bombing plunges Turkey into further instability, Vijay Prashad argues unaccountable Turkish massacres against Kurds, assassinations of ...

Turkish forces kill 32 Kurdish rebels in southeast

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Turkish forces kill 32 Kurdish rebels in southeast

Turkish security forces kill 32 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants over the weekend.

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Turkish forces kill 18 Kurdish rebels

Eighteen members of the PKK have been killed in clashes with security forces in southeast Turkey, said the Turkish army Saturday.

Three women Kurdish campaigners killed in Turkey curfew town

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Three women Kurdish campaigners killed in Turkey curfew town

The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has said three of its female campaigners were shot in the town of Silopi in Sirnak.

Kurds' disunity 'allows Turkish impunity to continue'

Ruwayda Mustafah

Kurds' disunity 'allows Turkish impunity to continue'

Blog: Kurdish people in Turkey are being left to face Ankara's army alone due to a lack of political support from Kurdish leaders in Iraq, warn ...

70 killed in major anti-PKK operation in south-east Turkey

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

70 killed in major anti-PKK operation in south-east Turkey

A Turkish army operation in south-east Turkey has killed 70 suspected members of the PKK said the army, marking a new escalation in the fighting.

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