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Turkey says it will pump billions in stimulus money to Kurdish east

The eastern provinces of Turkey that are hurting economically from the ongoing clashes between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters will receive 10 billion lira (3.3 billion dollars) in aid, the...

Six killed by car bomb targeting police in south-east Turkey

Four police officers and two civilians were killed by a car bomb in south-eastern Turkey Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, as conflict in the area shows no signs of abating

Turkey detains Kurdish politicians for planning "illegal protests"

Turkish police arrested members of the main pro-Kurdish political party Thursday for allegedly organizing "illegal protests," the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Turkey: Five soldiers killed in PKK attack near Iraqi border

Five Turkish soldiers were killed and seven injured in an attack Wednesday near a border post along the country's south-eastern border with Iraq, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

Sydney journalist reportedly charged with links to PKK

A Sydney man was arrested Wednesday and charged with being a member of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), broadcaster ABC reported.

Reports: 22 killed in clashes between Turkish forces and PKK

A car bombing in south-eastern Turkey left three people dead, two members of the security forces and a civilian, while 19 militants died in clashes with government troops, according to media...

Turkey arrests activists over support for pro-Kurdish newspaper

Turkey arrested several people Monday, including the local official for Reporters Without Borders and the head of a key human rights organization, over their support for an embattled newspaper...

Turkey arrests three activists over support for pro-Kurdish newspaper

Turkey arrested three people Monday, including the local official for Reporters Without Borders and the head of a key human rights organization, over support for an embattled newspaper that...

Kurdish splinter group claims Istanbul bombing, issues warning

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK), a splinter group of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), claimed Friday that it was behind this week's Istanbul car bombing, which targeted a police vehicle and...

Turkey blames PKK for Istanbul bomb amid new violence in south-east

Turkey pointed the finger for a bombing in Istanbul on Tuesday, which targeted security forces and killed 11 people, including six police officers, on the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)....

Fighting in Turkey claims more lives, helicopter crashes

At least six Turkish soldiers and six Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants have been killed in heavy fighting in the south-east of the country, the army said Friday.

UN seeks probe into allegations of Turkish abuses in Kurdish regions

Turkish security forces have shot and burned civilians to death in the mostly Kurdish south-east of the country, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said Tuesday, citing reports delivered...

Turkey carries out airstrikes against PKK in northern Iraq: report

The Turkish military on Sunday carried out airstrikes on positions held by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

3 soldiers killed in south-east Turkey operation against PKK: army

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and 14 wounded in south-eastern Turkey in what the military called an "armed attack" by the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Turkey condemns BBC interview with PKK as "terrorist propoganda"

Turkey condemned Monday the BBC for conducting an interview with the head of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Cemil Bayik.