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Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Turkey, northern Iraq, 10 killed

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in southeast Turkey and northern Iraq, killing at least ten fighters, security sources said on Wednesday.

Eight Turkey troops killed in army operations against PKK

Six Turkish soldiers were killed on Friday in a clash with Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country while two more lost their lives when a military helicopter sent to the scene crashed, the army said.

Three Turkish soldiers killed, 14 wounded in PKK attack: Army

 Three Turkish soldiers were killed and 14 others wounded in an attack today in the Kurdish-dominated southeast blamed on militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the army said.

Turkey submits draft proposal to strip MPs of immunity - AKP officials

The Turkish government submitted a draft proposal to parliament on Tuesday that would strip lawmakers of immunity from prosecution, ruling AK Party officials said, a move seen as largely targeting a pro-Kurdish party.

Car bomb wounds several at gendarmes base in Turkey - official

A vehicle laden with explosives rammed into a gendarmes` base in Turkey`s mainly Kurdish southeast on Monday, wounding several people, a security source said.

Europe 'dancing in a minefield', says Erdogan as EU seeks Turkey deal

Europe 'dancing in a minefield', says Erdogan as EU seeks Turkey deal

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Europe should look at its own record on migrants before telling Turkey what to do and accused it of "dancing in a minefield" by supporting terrorist groups.

One of Ankara bombers believed to be woman with PKK links: Turkey

One of the suicide bombers who struck central Ankara at the weekend, killing 36 people, is believed to be a woman linked to Kurdish rebels, a Turkish official said today.

34 killed and 125 injured in central Ankara suicide car bombing

34 killed and 125 injured in central Ankara suicide car bombing

A suicide car bomb ripped through a busy square in central Ankara Sunday, killing at least 34 people and wounding 125, officials said, the latest in a spate of deadly attacks to hit Turkey

Car bomb attack kills two police, wounds 35 in southeast Turkey

A car bomb and rocket attack by Kurdish militants killed two police officers and wounded 35 people in the southeastern Turkish province of Mardin on Friday, security sources told Reuters.

Residents return to devastated Turkey town as curfew lifted

Residents of Cizre in southeastern Turkey began returning home Wednesday after authorities partially lifted a curfew in place since December for a controversial operation against Kurdish rebels which left many homes destroyed.

Turkish air strikes hit PKK camps in northern Iraq after Ankara bomb kills 28

Turkish air strikes hit PKK camps in northern Iraq after Ankara bomb kills 28

 A suicide car bomb attack targeting military buses killed 28 soldiers and civilians in Ankara.

Suspected PKK militants attack Turkey pro-govt dailies

Suspected militants from the Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK) attacked the offices of two strongly pro-government Turkish newspapers, throwing Molotov cocktails and opening fire on their editorial headquarters, reports said Thursday. 

Turkish soldiers clash with Kurdish militants crossing from Syria

 One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded when security forces clashed with Kurdish militants crossing over from Syria, the army said on Wednesday, hours after Ankara summoned the US ambassador over Washington`s support for Syrian Kurds.

Amnesty says Kurds conduct campaign to uproot Arabs in north Iraq

Kurdish forces have bulldozed, blown up and burned down thousands of Arab homes across northern Iraq in what may constitute a war crime, human rights watchdog Amnesty International said in a report published on Wednesday. 

Five killed, 39 wounded in PKK bomb attack in southeast Turkey

Five people were killed and 39 wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack by Kurdish militants on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in southeastern Turkey, the provincial governorate said.

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

Seventy suspected members of the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have been killed in a vast operation against the group in the mainly Kurdish southeast over the past four days, the army said today.

62 Kurdish rebels killed in past 3 days in Turkey: Military

Turkey's security forces killed 62 Kurdish militants in three days of operations in two mainly-Kurdish towns near the border with Iraq, the military said on Friday.

Turkey kills 30 Kurdish rebels in cross-border raid: Erdogan

 The Turkish military killed more than 30 Kurdish fighters overnight in a cross-border raid in northern Iraq where outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK) militants are holed up, the president said Tuesday. 

Five police killed by Kurdish militants in Turkey`s southeast

Five Turkish police officers were killed in two bomb attacks by Kurdish militants in the country`s southeast overnight, Turkish security sources said Wednesday.

Three Turkish police killed by PKK as new curfews imposed

 Three policemen were killed by Kurdish militants on Sunday in two separate attacks in Turkey`s southeast, security sources said, as the authorities imposed new curfews in the battle against the rebels.