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Deadly clashes rock Turkey Kurdish city after polls

Deadly clashes rock Turkey Kurdish city after polls

Jun 09, – Three people were killed Tuesday, including the leader of an Islamist charity, in clashes between rival Kurdish groups in Diyarbakir, the interior ministry said, adding to tensions in Turkey’s largest Kurdish-populated city days after legislative elections. Aytac Baran, the leader of the Ihya-Der charity group, was shot dead by unknown gunmen outside […]

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Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine, as 26 killed by artillery

Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine, as 26 killed by artillery

July 29, – Shells smashed into a residential neighborhood of Donetsk on Tuesday as Ukrainian forces intensified their campaign to encircle the rebel stronghold. The shelling killed at least two people, blew gaping holes in an apartment block and raised fears that the city is on the verge of severe bloodshed. Fighting also raged elsewhere […]

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21 killed, 34 injured in Iraq blasts as militants press offensive

21 killed, 34 injured in Iraq blasts as militants press offensive

June 17, – A series of bombings in Baghdad and shelling in another Iraqi city killed 21 people on Tuesday, while police found the bodies of 18 security personnel north of the capital. The violence came during a major offensive, spearheaded by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant but involving other groups, […]

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