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By Associated Press
For decades, Turkey has fought the PKK, a Kurdish separatist movement that's considered a terror organization by the U.S. The rebel group has sought refuge in northern Iraq. The Turks have established dozens of military bases on Iraqi soil and…
By Simona Foltyn
Erdogan also took aim at a U.S. State Department statement which deplored the deaths but said the United States would condemn the deaths "in the strongest possible terms" if it is confirmed that they died at the hands of the…
By Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Turkey's tourism outlook has never been so bleak. Increasing terrorism by the Islamic State group and the PKK have driven the country into its worst tourism slump ever, a major sector of the economy. International concerns about political uncertainty, as…
By PBS NewsHour
A suicide bomber attacked a Kurdish wedding party in Turkey near the Syrian border Saturday night, killing at least 51 people and wounding 69 others.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Turkish troops killed 35 Kurdish fighters in the country’s southeastern Hakkari province during skirmishes Friday and an attempted takeover of a military base early Saturday, military officials said.
By Lara Jakes, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Dusty and remote, the Syrian city of Kobani has become an unlikely spoil in the war against Islamic State militants — and far more of a strategic prize than the United States wants to admit.
In other news Thursday, housing sales were up 0.8 percent in February 2013, the fastest increase in three years. The rise was attributed to record-low mortgage rates and job growth. In Syria, a suicide bomber hit a mosque in Damascus,…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Obama spoke in favor of Turkey's accession into the European Union and urged a greater bond between Americans and Muslims in a speech to the Turkish parliament on Monday.
During two days of talks this week, Turkish President Abdullah Gul discussed with Iraqi leaders the pressing issues of controlling Kurdish rebels along both countries' borders and providing more water to Iraq.
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