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Germany Arrests Turkish Man Suspected of Spying for Turkey

BERLIN, Dec 16 – German police have arrested a 31-year-old Turkish man who is suspected of providing information on Kurds living in Germany to Turkish intelligence agencies, the German federal prosecutor’s office announced on Friday. The arrest could exacerbate tensions between NATO partners Germany and Turkey, which has accused Berlin of harboring militants from the

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Turkey Detains 235 Over Kurdish Militant Links After Istanbul Blasts

By Daren Butler and Tuvan Gumrukcu ISTANBUL/ANKARA, Dec 12 – Turkey detained 235 people over alleged links to Kurdish militants in nationwide raids on Monday, two days after twin bombings killed 44 people and wounded about 150 outside an Istanbul soccer stadium. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu vowed those responsible for Saturday’s attacks, claimed by an offshoot

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Erdogan Blasts West as Turkey’s Kurdish Party Boycotts Parliament

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Gulsen Solaker ANKARA, Nov 6 – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Europe on Sunday of abetting terrorism by supporting Kurdish militants and said he did not care if it called him a dictator. Turkey drew international condemnation for the arrest on Friday of leaders and lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic

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Turkey Detains 15 in Raids Targeting Kurdish Militant Group – Anadolu

ANKARA, Nov 6  – Turkish police detained 15 suspects in an operation involving raids across the southeastern province of Adana targeting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, the state-run Anadolu Agency said on Sunday. The raids come as fighting between security forces and PKK militants in the largely Kurdish southeast has escalated to new

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Car Bomb Rocks Southeast Turkey After Pro-Kurdish Lawmakers Detained

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Nov 4 – A car bomb rocked southeastern Turkey’s largest city on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring more than 40, security sources said, hours after police detained the leaders of the mostly Kurdish region’s biggest political party. The blast struck near the police station in Diyarbakir where some of the

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Three Turkish Soldiers, Four PKK Militants Killed in Clashes – Sources

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Oct 31 – Three Turkish soldiers and four Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants were killed on Monday during clashes in Turkey’s largely Kurdish southeast region, security sources said. The soldiers were on an operation in the Daglica district of Hakkari province, which borders Iraq, when the clashes broke out, the sources said. One

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Ruling Party Official Shot Dead in Turkey’s Mainly Kurdish Southeast

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Oct 11 – Suspected Kurdish militants shot and killed an official in Turkey’s ruling AK Party late on Monday, authorities said, the second shooting of a politician in as many days in the strife-hit southeast. Deryan Aktert, who headed the party’s branch in Diyarbakir’s Dicle district, was attacked in his office at 10:30

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