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Kurds in Turkey`s Diyarbakir fear return to `dark years`

 With Turkish Air Force F-16s thundering in the night sky and tanks rolling through the streets, many Kurds in Turkey fear a return to war after a devastating bombing left a ceasefire in tatters.

Jul 31, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Two Turkish police killed in gun attack blamed on PKK: Reports

Two Turkish police were killed on Friday in a gun attack on police headquarters in the southern region of Adana blamed on Kurdish militants, the official Anatolia news agency reported.

Jul 31, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

India condemns terrorist attack in Turkish town

India on Thursday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on innocent civilians in the Turkish town of Suruc in which at least 32 people were killed and said the attack is yet another reminder of the necessity of concerted international action to fight the scourge of terrorism.

Jul 23, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Turkey identifies ISIS-linked suicide bomber as mass funeral held for victims

As Turkey bade farewell to the 32 victims of the deadly suicide attack in the town of Suruc with tears and flowers at a mass funeral ceremony, the authorties have identified the suspect, reports said Wednesday.

Jul 22, 2015, 07:35 AM IST

Turkey PM Ahmet Davutoglu says suspect identified over suicide bombing

Turkish authorities have identified a suspect over the suicide bombing close to Turkey`s border with Syria that left 32 activists dead, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Evidence shows Islamic State behind Turkey attack: Officials

Preliminary evidence suggests an Islamic State suicide attack caused the blast that ripped through the Turkish border town of Suruc on Monday and killed at least 20 people, two senior Turkish officials told Reuters.

Jul 20, 2015, 17:16 PM IST

Kurdish fighters killed in Kobane buried in Turkey

Hundreds of supporters chanting slogans turned out to accompany three Kurdish fighters, two men and a woman barely out of her teens, to their final resting place in a dusty cemetery on the edge of the Turkish town of Suruc, within view of the Syrian border and the besieged town of Kobani.

Oct 23, 2014, 00:27 AM IST

Jihadists seize Kurdish HQ in Syria's Kobane

Jihadists captured the headquarters of Kurdish fighters defending the battleground Syrian town of Kobane on Friday as a UN envoy warned of a looming "massacre" by the Islamic State group.

Oct 10, 2014, 20:07 PM IST

Turkey detains Kurds at border on suspicion of links to PKK

Turkey detained dozens of Kurds who crossed the border from the besieged Syrian town of Kobane on suspicion of links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK), officials said on Wednesday.

Oct 08, 2014, 23:50 PM IST

IS jihadists 'seize parts of key Syrian town'

Islamic State jihadists penetrated the key Syrian town of Kobane on the Turkish border and seized three districts in the city's east after fierce fighting with its Kurdish defenders.

Oct 07, 2014, 05:09 AM IST

Battle rages in key Syrian town under jihadist attack

Kurdish militiant in Kobane came under renewed assault by the Islamic State group today, as 20 jihadists were reported killed after entering the key Syrian town for the first time.

Oct 06, 2014, 23:45 PM IST

Kurds accuse Turkey of backing IS militants

A Kurdish organization has accused the Turkish government of backing Islamic State militants fighting with Kurds in Syria, and suggested that could jeopardize a truce that Kurdish rebels in Turkey began in March 2013.

Sep 25, 2014, 00:24 AM IST