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Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

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NATO helicopter crashes in southern Afghanistan, killing 11


August 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven American service members and four Afghans were killed Thursday when a coalition helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, military officials said, in what was one of the ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed in NATO chopper crash


June 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) Two soldiers with the NATO-led coalition forces were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service ... Read more...

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Four U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash


April 21st, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four American service members were killed on late Thursday evening when a helicopter belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in southern Afghanistan, officials ... Read more...

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17 dead in Turkey clash


July 1st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 1 (DPA) Two Turkish soldiers and three members of a government-supported militia were killed in an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, Turkey's military said Thursday. The military in a ... Read more...

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Eight Turkish soldiers killed near Iraqi border


June 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 19 (DPA) Eight Turkish soldiers were killed and 14 injured in an attack by Kurdish rebels on a military outpost near Turkey's border with Iraq, the Turkish military said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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5 Turkish soldiers killed in terrorist attack


December 7th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Dec 7 (DPA) At least five Turkish soldiers were killed Monday in a terrorist attack in the country's east, according to television reports. Several soldiers were reportedly also injured in the attack, ... Read more...

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10 Turkish soldiers, 10 PKK rebels killed in clashes


October 16th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 16 (DPA) Ten Turkish soldiers and an equal number of Kurdish separatists were killed Wednesday night during separate clashes in southeast Turkey, officials announced Thursday.Four soldiers were killed in the ... Read more...

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Six dead in Kurdish separatists attack in Turkey


August 31st, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 31 (DPA) Four Turkish soldiers and two Kurdish militants were killed early Sunday when the separatists attacked a military police station in east Turkey, the Dogan news agency reported.Using long-range ... Read more...

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Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish separatists in Iraq


July 24th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Ankara, July 24 (DPA) Turkish warplanes have bombed Kurdish rebel targets inside northern Iraq, the Turkish General Staff announced Thursday. In a short statement on its official website, the General Staff said ... Read more...

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Abductions highlight Turkey’s ongoing civil conflict


July 15th, 2008 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
DPA Ankara, July 15 (DPA) The abduction of three German mountaineers from their tents at a base camp on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey has brought back into the spotlight the issue of ... Read more...

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25 killed in clashes between Turkish soldiers, rebels


May 11th, 2008 - 12:11 am ICT by admin
DPA Istanbul, May 10 (DPA) The Turkish military Saturday said it killed 19 fighters of the banned underground organisation, the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), in clashes in which six Turkish soldiers also died. ... Read more...

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Turkish air force strikes Kurdish rebel positions in Iraq


May 3rd, 2008 - 6:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad/Ankara, May 3 (DPA) The Turkish military confirmed Friday that it carried out a series of bombing attacks on Kurdish rebel camps inside Iraq Thursday night. In a short statement posted on ... Read more...

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Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish rebels in Iraq


April 16th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
DPA Ankara, April 16 (DPA) Turkish warplanes attacked Kurdish separatists in northern Iraq Tuesday, according to a statement issued by the Turkish military Wednesday. In a short statement posted on its official website, ... Read more...

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Seven Kurdish separatists killed in Turkey


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Ankara, April 2 (DPA) Seven Kurdish separatists were killed in clashes with Turkish soldiers in south-east Turkey, bringing the toll from two days of fighting near the border with Iraq to 19, ... Read more...

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Troops kill 11 Kurdish separatists in Turkey


March 13th, 2008 - 2:21 am ICT by admin
DPA Ankara, March 13 (DPA) Eleven Kurdish guerrillas have been killed in clashes with troops in southeast Turkey, media reports said. CNN-Turk television reported that the fighting took place in the mountain ranges ... Read more...

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Turkey denies US pressure to end Iraq incursion


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:32 am ICT by admin
DPA Ankara, March 2 (DPA) Turkish President Abdullah Gul Sunday said the decision to call an end to Turkish military operations against Kurdish separatists in northern Iraq was in no way taken under ... Read more...

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Turkey says military operation against Kurds may last a year


February 28th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Ankara, Feb 28 (DPA) Turkey's military operation in northern Iraq against Kurdish separatists could finish in as short a time as one day or take up to year, Turkish Chief of General ... Read more...

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Turkey refuses to give timetable on withdrawal from Iraq


February 28th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Ankara/Baghdad, Feb 28 (DPA) Turkish political and military leaders Thursday refused to give US Defence Secretary Robert Gates an exact date for the withdrawal of Turkish troops fighting Kurdish separatists in northern ... Read more...

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77 Kurdish rebels killed in northern Iraq


February 27th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ankara, Feb 27 (Xinhua) At least 77 Kurdish separatists were killed on the sixth day of cross-border operations in the north of Iraq, Turkish army said Wednesday. In a statement posted on ... Read more...

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Turkish troops continue Iraq offensive


February 26th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Ankara, Feb 26 (DPA) Turkish troops operating in northern Iraq cut off routes to the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) main camp in the Qandil mountains, stopping PKK fighters from other regions from ... Read more...

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Turkish troops advancing on Kurdish rebel headquarters


February 25th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
DPA Ankara, Feb 25 (DPA) Turkish troops were Monday advancing on the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) headquarters located in the Qandil Mountains near the Iraqi border with Iran, Turkish newspapers reported. PKK camps ... Read more...

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49 killed during Turkish army incursion in northern Iraq


February 23rd, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup) DPA Istanbul, Feb 23 (DPA) Fighting between Turkish troops and Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) fighters in northern Iraq has left at least 44 PKK fighters and five Turkish soldiers dead as the ... Read more...

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Kurds blame US for Turkish attacks in northern Iraq


February 23rd, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, changing dateline) DPA Baghdad, Feb 23 (DPA) The Autonomous Region of Kurdistan Saturday blamed the US for the latest Turkish invasion in northern Iraq and called on Turkey to withdraw its troops from ... Read more...

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Tension in Turkey leads to a rise in oil prices


November 14th, 2007 - 2:18 am ICT by admin
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