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Suicide blast in Turkey near Syrian border kill 3, wound 9

Suicide blast in Turkey near Syrian border kill 3, wound 9

Oct 16, – In a separate explosion, a man suspected of being responsible for an IS suicide bomber cell in Gaziantep blew himself about 20 kilometers (12 miles) away in another district of the city, provincial governor Ali Yerlikaya said in a televised statement. No one else was killed or wounded in the second blast. […]

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Six people killed in PKK car bombing in Turkey’s southeast- deputy PM

Six people killed in PKK car bombing in Turkey’s southeast- deputy PM

Aug  15, – Twenty-one people, some of the police officers, were wounded in the bombing on a busy road between the city of Diyarbakir, the region’s largest, and the district of Bismil, Deputy Prime Ministers Numan Kurtulmus said. A car bomb killed six people including four police officers and a child outside a police station […]

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3 killed, 45 wounded in Turkey car bombing blamed on Kurds

3 killed, 45 wounded in Turkey car bombing blamed on Kurds

May 10, – No group had claimed responsibility for the attack in Diyarbakir’s Baglar neighborhood, but the state-run Anadolu Agency said it was carried out by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, as the bus was passing by. A car bomb on Tuesday struck a police vehicle that was carrying officers escorting seven recently […]

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Turkish police raid crush barricades at Taksim square

Turkish police raid crush barricades at Taksim square

June 11, ISTANBUL (AP) — The police raid, which came on the 12th day of nationwide protests, sparked clashes with groups of protesters well into the afternoon. Many other protesters fled into the adjacent Gezi Park, where hundreds have been camping out to stop developers from cutting down trees in the park. Hundreds of riot […]

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Tear gas returns to Turkey as PM rules out early elections

Tear gas returns to Turkey as PM rules out early elections

June 9, AP – Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets across Turkey on Saturday, in a show of defiance against the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s call a day earlier for an immediate end to the 9-day show of unrest. Turkish police have fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands […]

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Environmentalist protest swells as Turkish police leaves Taksim square

Environmentalist protest swells as Turkish police leaves Taksim square

June 01, AP – Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannons for a second day on Saturday at protestors as they approached Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. who is serving a third term in office, insisted that police would stem protests. Police in Istanbul have for a second day fired tear gas […]

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