Clashes erupt as Turkish nationalist visits Kurdish region

Turkish security forces and pro-Kurdish protesters clashed on Friday as tensions erupted over the visit of a nationalist leader to a flashpoint eastern region, an AFP photographer reported.

Two abducted workers released in Turkey

Two Turkish workers abducted by the outlawed Kurdish Workers` Party (PKK), were released, media reported Saturday.

Turkey blast: Seven soldiers dead in Tunceli

At least seven members of the Turkish security forces have been reported killed in a powerful bomb blast in the city of Tunceli, eastern Turkey, according to the BBC reports.