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Seven dead, 10 hurt in southeast Turkey blast: Governor's office

Seven people were killed and 10 were wounded in southeast Turkey when an improvised explosive placed on a road went off as a vehicle carrying villagers was passing, a governor`s office in the region said.

Sep 13, 2019, 10:03 AM IST

Policeman, PKK militant killed in southeast Turkey: Governor's office

A policeman and a militant from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Friday, the local governor`s office said.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

Bomb blast in southeast Turkey kills three soldiers, wounds five

A bomb detonated by Kurdish militants killed three soldiers and wounded five more in southeast Turkey near the border with Iran, the Hurriyet news website said on Wednesday.

Oct 04, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

Turkish PM Binali Yilidirm dismisses Berlin criticism, says Turkey as safe as Germany

Yildirim's comments to reporters after Friday prayers, came after Berlin warned its citizens that traveling and working in Turkey carried security risks.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Turkey minister accuses Berlin of harbouring terrorists, as disagreement heats up

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday accused Germany of harbouring terrorists, comments likely to ratchet up the disagreement between Berlin and Ankara after Turkey jailed some rights activists.

Jul 20, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Two Turkish soldiers, one village guard killed after clashes with Kurdish militants: Army

The soldiers were wounded during an operation targeting militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Bitlis, the army said.

Jun 22, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Facebook 'leaked' moderators' identities to suspected terrorists

Confirming the security breach, a Facebook spokesperson said that the website had made technical changes to "better detect and prevent these types of issues from occurring".

Jun 17, 2017, 15:20 PM IST

Car bomb in southeast Turkey wounds three people - Governor's office

A teacher in a separate vehicle was killed in the gunfire and a bystander was wounded, it said, adding the gunmen escaped with the stolen car.

Jun 09, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Turkish military says kills 6 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkey's military killed six members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq on Thursday, the army said in a statement.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

Eight killed in Turkish operation against Kurdish militants: Governor

Kurdish militants detonated a bomb which killed three Turkish soldiers in southeast Turkey, a provincial governor`s office said on Tuesday, adding that five rebels were killed in clashes in the region.

Apr 04, 2017, 14:57 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

Suspected Kurdish militants kill two in car bombing in Turkey's Izmir

Suspected Kurdish militants clashed with police and detonated a car bomb in western Turkey on Thursday after their vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint, killing a police officer and a court employee, officials said.

Jan 06, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Turkey's Erdogan Tayyip blames Kurdish militants after car bomb kills 13, wounds 55

The blast, a week after deadly twin bombing targeted police in Istanbul, is likely to further outrage a public angered by a series of attacks this year - several claimed by Kurdish militants, others by Islamic State - and a failed coup in July.

Dec 17, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

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

Explosion hits southern Turkey's Antalya, some casualties: Report

Antalya is a major tourist resort on Turkey`s Mediterranean coast.

Oct 25, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

Turkish Police kills suspected Islamic State suicide bomber in Ankara

Turkish police shot dead a suspected Islamic State militant who was believed to be planning a suicide bomb attack in the capital Ankara, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday.

Oct 19, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

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 military, US-led coalition launch major operation in northern Syria - officials

The Kurdish YPG militia, a critical part of the US-backed campaign against Islamic State, took near complete control of Hasaka city on Tuesday. 

Aug 24, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Turkey will give full support to operation to retake Syria's Jarablus from Islamic State: Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey will give full support to an operation to take the Syrian border town of Jarablus from Islamic State, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday, after Syrian rebels said they were preparing an assault from Turkish soil.

Aug 23, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

Five soldiers killed, 8 wounded in attack in Turkey's southeast: Sources

Five soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded in Turkey's southeastern Sirnak province on Wednesday in an attack believed to have been carried out by militants of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), security sources said.

Aug 10, 2016, 13:40 PM IST