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Turkey Kills Four Militants, Following Robbery

Turkish forces have killed four Kurdish militants, after the soldiers clashed with militants, while attempting to pursue a group of bank robbers. 131 more words


Refugee crisis must be settled in Syria, Turkish ambassador says in conversation on ISIL and Alan Kurdi

Owing to its long border with Syria and Iraq, Turkey has been on the frontline of the refugee crisis, the civil war against Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and the fanatical violence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. 1,024 more words


Two Soldiers, 34 Militants Killed In Turkey

At least two Turkish soldiers, and 34 Kurdish militants, have been killed, following clashes, in southern Turkey. 173 more words


2 Ministers Quit Turkish Government Amid Heightened Tension

The Associated Press

ISTANBUL — Two lawmakers from Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party resigned on Tuesday from the interim government, accusing top officials of making it impossible for them to do their jobs amid a flare-up of violence between Kurdish rebels and the military. 267 more words

Bomb Blast Wounds 13 In Turkey

At least 13 Turkish soldiers have been wounded, following a roadside bomb blast, in a largely Kurdish province of eastern Turkey. 87 more words


Turkey: More Soldiers Killed By Kurdish Terror Group


DIYARBAKIR, Turkey — Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb near a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey early on Sunday, killing two police officers and wounding five others, security sources said, marking the latest casualties in the region’s worst violence in two decades. 305 more words

Kilford: Erdogan's political Hail Mary causes chaos in Turkey

For Turks, accustomed as they are to endless domestic political upheavals since the Turkish Republic was founded in 1923, the election of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) in 2002 was a welcome relief. 606 more words