PKK

Turkey returns fire on Kurdish YPG in Syria, warplanes hit militants in Iraq

Ankara considers the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which is deemed a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.
 

Jun 28, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Turkish military says 71 Kurdish militants killed in Syria in last week

The Turkish military said on Friday 71 Kurdish militants from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and the allied PKK had been killed in operations in Syria over the past week.

Mar 10, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
Turkish military kills 20 Kurdish rebels as fresh tensions rise

Turkish military kills 20 Kurdish rebels as fresh tensions rise

Citing the Turkish military, the Reuters reported that the PKK fighters had crossed into Turkey from northern Iraq and tried to attack the military bases.

Dec 03, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

Turkish air strikes kill 16 suspected PKK militants in southeast: Sources

Turkish air strikes have killed 16 suspected members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group in the southeastern province of Hakkari near the border with Iraq over the past two days, security sources said on Wednesday.

Sep 14, 2016, 16:49 PM IST
More than 100 PKK militants killed or wounded in clashes

More than 100 PKK militants killed or wounded in clashes

It was one of the highest casualty tolls in a single day of the conflict in recent years.

Sep 03, 2016, 22:22 PM IST

Turkish soldier killed in clash with Kurdish militants - security sources

One soldier was killed and three police officers were wounded in a clash with Kurdish militants in southeastern Turkey on Monday, security sources said, as a spike in violence rocks the restive region.

Aug 22, 2016, 13:02 PM IST
PKK bombing kills 7 near Turkey's Diyarbakir

PKK bombing kills 7 near Turkey's Diyarbakir

The blast hit a police traffic control building on a highway leading southeast from Diyarbakir to the city of Batman, killing the seven.

Aug 15, 2016, 23:55 PM IST

Two PKK bomb attacks kill seven in southeast Turkey

At least seven civilians were killed on Wednesday in two separate bomb attacks blamed on Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in Turkey`s southeast, a regional security source said.

Aug 10, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

Even after Turkey coup, no end in sight for PKK bloodshed

Turkish security forces and Kurdish militants are locked in a grinding conflict with no end in sight even after the botched coup.

Jul 20, 2016, 15:54 PM IST
Turkey carries out air strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq - NTV

Turkey carries out air strikes against Kurdish militants in Iraq - NTV

"Turkey`s military carried out air strikes against members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, killing 20 militants", broadcaster NTV said on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 11:48 AM IST

One killed in PKK car bomb in Turkey's southeast

One person was killed and 16 others wounded in a car bomb attack against the Turkish security forces Thursday in the southeast of the country carried out by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), officials said.

Jun 24, 2016, 04:54 AM IST

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.

May 18, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

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.

May 13, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2016, 14:14 PM IST

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.

Apr 13, 2016, 00:10 AM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2016, 03:47 AM IST
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.

Mar 18, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

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.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:21 PM IST
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

Mar 14, 2016, 01:27 AM IST

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.

Mar 04, 2016, 13:43 PM IST