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Turkey repels attack July 30. 35 dead

Turkey’s army killed 35 Kurdish militants after they attempted to storm a base in the southeastern Hakkari province early on 30 July 2016. The overnight attack came hours after clashes in Hakkari’s Cukurca district between soldiers and militants from the … Continue reading

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Turkey Coup Attempt Fails

15 July 2016 Chaos erupted Friday night when military tanks rolled onto the streets of Ankara and Istanbul and soldiers blocked the famous Bosphorus Bridge. The Turkish military claim of a takeover was read on state broadcaster TRT. The anchor … Continue reading

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Russians and that Turkey Airport Bombs

Local jihadists first began disappearing from Russia and the North Caucasus region just months before the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. In some cases, human rights groups say, Russian security forces tracked the militants down and dumped … Continue reading

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Blasts kill scores at peace rally in Turkey

Two bomb blasts ripped through crowds at a rally of peace activists in the Turkish capital Saturday, killing scores, in a reminder of the growing conflicts Turkey faces both at home and across the border in war-torn Syria. There is … Continue reading

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Turkey: ten customs officials kidnapped in eastern province

At least ten customs officials have been kidnapped by suspected members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in eastern Van province, the Turkish military said Sunday. Turkish military announced Sunday that 12 people, including 11 customs officials and a driver … Continue reading

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About that Turkey Bomb that killed 32

An explosion took the lives of at least 32 people and injured 104 more on Monday in the Suruç district of Turkey’s southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, which is located some 10 kilometers north of Syrian town of Kobani. The victims … Continue reading

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