Turkey Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Kurdish rebels attack tea house in southeast Turkey, killing a police officer and a civilianRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    Turkey's state-run news agency says Kurdish rebels have opened fire at a tea house in southeast Turkey, killing a police officer and a civilian, an attack that comes amid renewed violence between the government and the autonomy-seeking insurgents. Violence has flared in the past week, with Turkey launching raids against positions of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, in northern Iraq and southeast Turkey, and the rebels escalating attacks against Turkey's security forces.

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  2. Turkey pounds PKK as parliament meets in emergency sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Watersblogged

    Turkish warplanes on Wednesday pounded targets of PKK militants in northern Iraq, as parliament was to meet in emergency session to debate the government's controversial campaign against Kurdish rebels and jihadists. Turkey's military campaign -- which the government says was it was forced to carry out after a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State jihadists and Kurdistan Workers Party militants -- has inflamed tensions in Turkey after its inconclusive June elections.

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  3. Diyarbakir, Dersim to Participate in Pan-Armenian GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Horizon

    ... athletes from the U.S. and Canada with roots in the region were invited to be part of the team. Five players from Turkey and five from North America (two from Canada, and three from the United States, including the captain of the U.S. Eastern Region ...

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  4. Kurdish Rebels Attack Turkish Security Forces, Killing 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Kurdish rebels have attacked Turkish security forces in two separate assaults in southeast Turkey, killing five people, officials said. One rebel was also killed.

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  5. Turkey onslaught on Kurds, after IS attack, fuels angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRON 4

    Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebels. In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, the government's renewed military onslaught against the rebels has left many people crying treachery - with suspicions rife that Turkey used a brief offensive against IS as a cover to launch a broad attack against the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK.

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  6. US, Turkey Differ Over How to Fight IS From Incirlik Air BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    A Turkish Air Force A400M tactical transport aircraft is parked at Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 24, 2015. Differences have emerged between Washington and Ankara over how to use a Turkish air base near the Syrian border in the fight against Islamic State militants.

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  7. Istanbul: Something Old, Something NewaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Meetings Net

    To say Istanbul is a study in contrasts would be an understatement. This world capital sits at a crossroads - of time, of culture, of geography.

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  8. Germany, Iraqi Kurds say Turkey should resume peace processRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Iraqi Kurdish President Massud Barzani have agreed that Turkey must continue the Kurdish peace process despite escalating violence, Berlin said July 29. Turkey has launched military strikes against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party militants in Turkey and northern Iraq, as well as against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant jihadists in Iraq and Syria, following attacks it blames on the two groups. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on July 28 that Ankara cannot continue the peace process with the Kurds in the face of attacks on security forces, vowing to press ahead with strikes.

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  9. Turkish MP falls asleep in parliament after campaign vow to not "sleep"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... to improve legislation on culture and arts. Is lak fell asleep during a fiery parliament session on terror attacks in Turkey on July 29. It was only the third parliamentary session he attended, following new deputies' oath-taking session and the ...

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  10. Turkish Deputy PM's rebuke against female deputy brings social media outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... and the hashtag "as a woman, we will not be quiet" (#BirKad nOlarakSusmayacag z, in Turkish) began trending in Turkey. The platform also started an online petition campaign at change.org, urging Ar nc to apologize. "No individual can ask another ...

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  11. Russia says 'Turkish Stream gas pipeline construction could be delayed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on July 29 there was a risk construction of an underwater pipeline to Turkey could be delayed if a related intergovernmental agreement was not signed soon, the Interfax news agency reported. Russia's Gazprom is yet to start laying pipes beneath the Black Sea for the first line of the Turkish Stream pipeline, which was expected to start operations by 2017 and bring 15.75 billion cubic meters to Turkey annually.

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  12. Turkey revises telecommunications tender to make transition to 4.5G: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey did not cancel a planned 4G tender, but will make a 4.5G tender on Aug. 26, a high-level official from the Information and Communications Technologies Authority has told Anadolu Agency. The official refuted several claims on some media outlets on July 30 about the cancelation of the planned 4G tender upon President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's harsh criticisms of 4G technology.

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  13. People flock to streets as earthquake hits Turkey's southRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    People took to the streets, with many of them rushing to hospitals, after a 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey's Mediterranean Sea at 1:00 a.m. on July 30 off the Mersin bay and was felt in the southern provinces of Mersin, Adana, Hatay and Osmaniye, with no casualties reported. The magnitude of the 10-minute-long earthquake was announced to be 5.2 by the BoAYaziA i University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute.

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  14. Five dead in attacks as Turkey battles PKKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... week-long campaign. In apparent response, there has been a new wave of attacks on security forces in southeastern Turkey blamed on the PKK with at least 11 police and army members killed since last week. Three Turkish troops, including an officer, ...

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  15. Turkish PM accuses HDP of being 'terrorists' gladio,' vows authoritarian public ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... position by saying 'all these games are carried out by the Palace Gladio.' Here I openly declare: All posts in Turkey, including the presidency, are functioning within the constitutional system. But you, you are the elements of the terrorist ...

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  16. VIDEO: Myra and Andriake ancient site excavation commenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    This year's excavation works have begun in the ancient site of Myra and the Andriake Port situated in Demre district of Turkey's southern resort province of Antalya. Six of the most important ancient sites of the Lycian Union lie in this area, where excavations kicked off in 2009.

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  17. Turkish Stream pipeline talks between Moscow and Ankara suspended: Turkish officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... been Russia's insistence that Ankara grant permits for the construction work on four planned lines in the project. Turkey has so far only given licenses for the first line. Gazprom, which is the Russian partner in the Turkish Stream project, ...

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  18. Four security forces, civilian killed in terror attacks in Turkey's southeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... killing. Caran was also laid to rest in A A nar on July 30 at a funeral that was attended by the district governor. Turkey's military and police have been hit by a number of attacks over the past week following the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...

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  19. HDP submits parliament motion for inquiry of president's discretionary fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Peoples' Democratic Party submitted a parliamentary motion on July 30 for an inquiry into the discretionary fund provided to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In a state of law ruled by parliamentary democracy, all public works and executive functions should be practiced within legal boundaries, the HDP's petition read, stressing the necessity for law and transparency.

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  20. Witnessing the beginning of the end for SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2011 | Spero News

    The conflict in Syria is entering a critical phase. Turkey has at long last entered the fight, conducting airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria - and capitalizing on the opportunity to attack Kurdistan Workers' Party militants in northern Iraq.

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