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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.

Turkey to extend state of emergency for seventh time

Turkey to extend state of emergency for seventh time

Turkey's top security body on Tuesday recommended extending the state of emergency imposed since a failed July 2016 coup for a seventh time, despite mounting calls from Ankara's partners to lift it.

Turkish airstrikes kill 49 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq: army

Turkish airstrikes kill 49 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq: army

Turkish warplanes struck 19 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday, killing 49 militants, Turkey's armed forces said on Thursday.

Turkish authorities investigating 10,000 social media users

Turkish authorities investigating 10,000 social media users

Turkish authorities are investigating some 10,000 people on suspicion of using social media to support terrorism, the interior ministry said on Saturday, part of a wide crackdown that has alarmed rights groups and some Western allies.

Turkish bombings death toll rises to 44

Turkish bombings death toll rises to 44

The death toll from the Istanbul twin bombings near a major football stadium has risen to 44, Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag said on Monday.

Iraq warns of 'regional war' over Turkish military presence

Iraq warns of 'regional war' over Turkish military presence

Iraq's prime minister warned Turkey on Wednesday it risked triggering a regional war by keeping troops in his territory, as the neighbouring states summoned each other's ambassadors in a mounting diplomatic stand-off.

Turkey to take more active role on Syria in next six months, PM says

Turkey to take more active role on Syria in next six months, PM says

Turkey will take a more active role in addressing the conflict in Syria in the next six months to prevent the war-torn country being divided along ethnic lines, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday.

Three killed in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Three killed in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Three people were killed on Tuesday and 42 others wounded when a car bomb attack blamed on Kurdish militants struck a police vehicle in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, officials said.

Car bomb kills two Turkish police, wounds 22 near Syria border

Car bomb kills two Turkish police, wounds 22 near Syria border

A car bomb hit the Turkish city of Gaziantep killing at least two policemen and wounding 22 other people, with the country on edge after a succession of militant attacks.

Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Turkey, Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Turkey, Iraq

The Turkish army carried out air strikes in rural parts of southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, targeting logistics posts used by Kurdish militants, security sources said on Saturday.

Suicide bomber in Bursa 'linked to Kurdish militants'

Suicide bomber in Bursa 'linked to Kurdish militants'

A female suicide bomber who blew herself up in the centre of one of Turkey's most historic cities this week was linked to Kurdish militants and had also fought in Syria against jihadists, a report said.