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Deadly Turkish strikes on Syrian Kurdish militants: army

Ankara, Oct 20, 2016 (AFP) -Turkish warplanes struck Syrian Kurdish militia targets in northern Syria and killed up to 200 militants, state media quoted the military as saying Thursday. The jets hit 18 targets in Maarrat Umm Hawsh, a region north of the city of Aleppo, the official news agency …

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Ankara blast kills 27

ANKARA, March 13, (AFP): A car bomb ripped through a busy Square in central Ankara Sunday, killing at least 27 people and wounding 75, officials said, the latest in a spate of attacks to hit Turkey. Ambulances rushed to the scene on Kizilay Square, a key commercial and transport hub …

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Kurds rescue Swedish teen

IRBIL, Feb 23, (Agencies): Iraqi Kurdish troops have rescued a Swedish teenager from the Islamic State group near the extremist-controlled city of Mosul, the Kurdish government said Tuesday. A statement from the regional government said the rescue operation by the Kurdish antiterrorist forces took place on Feb 17 near Mosul, …

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Turkish army ‘kills’ 14 Kurdish militants during offensive in SE

ISTANBUL, Feb 22, (RTRS): Turkey’s military said on Monday it had killed 14 militants in a drive against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the southeast as an envoy from the European parliament denounced what she said were rights abuses by Ankara. Four PKK militants were killed on Sunday …

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Turkey shells Kurdish militia in Syria – No reasons given for attack

ANKARA, Feb 13, (RTRS): Turkey’s military has shelled Kurdish militia targets near the town of Azaz in northern Syria, a Turkish government source told Reuters on Saturday, without elaborating on the extent of the shelling or why it had been carried out. “The Turkish Armed Forces fired shells at PYD …

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Thousands flee mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey, Jan 29, (AP): Thousands of people fled a district of the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday after authorities fighting Kurdish militants there expanded a 24-hour curfew to include five more neighborhoods. Meanwhile, three soldiers were killed in an attack in Diyarbakir’s historic Sur …

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Turkish Forces Kill Over 30 Kurdish Militants

ANKARA, Sept 29, (Agencies): Turkish security forces killed more than 30 Kurdish militants in a cross-border operation overnight, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast has been scorched by fighting between security forces and Kurdish militants since a ceasefire fell apart in July. Some critics say Erdogan …

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