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Thirteen Killed as Turkish Forces Clash With Kurdish Militants

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, March 3 – Three Turkish soldiers and 10 Kurdish militants have been killed in two clashes in southeast Turkey, the army said on Thursday, the latest casualties in a revived conflict that has killed hundreds since the collapse of a ceasefire last summer. In the Dargecit district of Mardin province, near the Syrian

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Turkey Blames Kurdish Militants for Ankara Bomb, Vows Response

By Ercan Gurses and Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Feb 18 – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for a suicide car bombing that killed 28 people in the capital Ankara, and he vowed retaliation in both Syria and Iraq. A car laden with explosives detonated

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Turkish Air Strikes Hit PKK in Northern Iraq after Ankara Bomb Kills 28

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Feb 18 – Turkish warplanes bombed Kurdish militant camps in northern Iraq overnight, hours after a suicide car bomb attack targeting military buses killed 28 soldiers and civilians in the Turkish capital Ankara, security sources said on Thursday. A car laden with explosives detonated next to the military buses as they waited at

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Nine Killed as Turkey Steps-Up Offensive Against Kurdish Militants

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Turkish security forces stepped up operations targeting Kurdish militants in southeastern towns on Wednesday, security sources said, as pro-government media detailed plans for a 10,000-strong force to restore state control in the region. The mainly Kurdish southeast has been beset by conflict between the police and armed forces and

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