Tag: deadly bombing

Turkey jails Kurdish party leaders as attack kills 9

Turkey jails Kurdish party leaders as attack kills 9

Turkey on Friday jailed the two co-leaders of the country’s main pro-Kurdish party and several other MPs, in an unprecedented crackdown as a deadly bombing killed nine in the Kurdish-dominated southeast. A court in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir remanded in custody Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-leaders Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag after they were […]

November 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Iraq hit by deadliest eruption of violence, killing at least 57 people

Iraq hit by deadliest eruption of violence, killing at least 57 people

June 11, BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of car bombings rocked central and northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least 57 people and extending the deadliest eruption of violence to hit the country in years. Attackers initially targeted market-goers early in the morning, then turned their sights on police and army posts after sunset. Security […]

June 11, 2013 | By More