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Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK - ministry

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK - ministry

Four Turkish soldiers and 20 armed assailants were killed on Friday in clashes between the military and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraq, Turkey's defence ministry and military said.

Turkey says two of its soldiers killed, eight wounded in northern Iraq

Turkey says two of its soldiers killed, eight wounded in northern Iraq

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded on Saturday in a clash during operations into northern Iraq, Turkey's defence ministry said.

Mother, baby killed in Turkey bombing blamed on Kurdish rebels

Mother, baby killed in Turkey bombing blamed on Kurdish rebels

A mother and her 11-month-old son were killed in a bombing in south-eastern Turkey which the government has blamed on outlawed Kurdish rebels.

Militants kill 10 Iran Guards at Iraqi border post

Militants kill 10 Iran Guards at Iraqi border post

Militants killed 10 Iranian Revolutionary Guards in an attack on a post on the Iraqi border on Saturday, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, the latest deadly clash in an area where armed opposition Kurdish groups are active.

Turkish air strikes kill 15 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Turkish air strikes kill 15 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

The Turkish military said it carried out air strikes in northern Iraq on Friday, killing 15 Kurdish militants.

Turkish trial resumes of US pastor on terror-related charges

Turkish trial resumes of US pastor on terror-related charges

The Turkish trial resumed on Monday of US pastor Andrew Brunson who faces up to 35 years in jail on terror and spy charges in a case condemned by the United States.

Erdogan says Turkish intelligence chief meeting Iraqi official over Sinjar

Erdogan says Turkish intelligence chief meeting Iraqi official over Sinjar

President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's intelligence chief would meet an Iraqi official on Monday to discuss an Iraqi military operation in the northern Sinjar region, where Ankara says Kurdish PKK militants have established a base.

Turkish forces reach outskirts of Afrin town

Turkish forces reach outskirts of Afrin town

Turkish forces have reached the outskirts of the town of Afrin after a weeks-long campaign against a Kurdish militia in northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitoring group said on Saturday.

Two more pro-Kurdish MPs stripped of Turkey seats

Two more pro-Kurdish MPs stripped of Turkey seats

The Turkish parliament on Tuesday stripped two more MPs from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) of their mandates, the party said, in the latest blow to the embattled pro-Kurdish faction.

Turkey detains over 300 for 'terror propaganda' against Syria operation

Turkey detains over 300 for 'terror propaganda' against Syria operation

Turkish authorities have detained 311 people suspected of disseminating "terror propaganda" over Ankara's offensive against a Kurdish militia in Syria, the interior ministry said on Monday.

US to end weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG

US to end weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG

The United States has told Turkey it will not provide any more weapons to the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, the Turkish presidency said, as Turkey's offensive against the US-backed YPG in Syria entered its eighth day.

Two Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack in southeast

Two Turkish soldiers killed in PKK attack in southeast

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari in an attack by Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) militants, the military said on Monday.