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Three Turkish mayors fired for suspected PKK links

Turkish authorities fired mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van for alleged ties to the PKK, a Kurdish group classified as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the country's Interior Ministry said. The pro-Kurdish …

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Police prevents terrorist attack in Turkey

A terrorist attack was prevented in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province. Turkish security forces have seized 150 kilograms of explosives during an operation against the terrorist PKK group in Mardin province,  Mardin …

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Year of Göbeklitepe starts in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared 2019 as the year of Göbeklitepe. Speaking during his address at ruling Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) parliamentary group meeting, Erdogan said that …

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'Black gold' found in three provinces of Turkey

Oil fields have been discovered in three provinces of Turkey,according to the Turkish official newspaper Resmi Gazete. The message reads that the oil has been found in the provinces of Mardin, Sirnak and Bitlis. The potential of the …

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Two soldiers killed in Turkey's Mardin

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a bomb explosion this morning in Mardin, southeast Turkey, the Dogan News Agency reported. Suspected Kurdish rebels on Wednesday detonated explosives on a highway on a highway linking the cities of …

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Turkey's Derik governor wounded in PKK attack dies

A district governor who was wounded in an PKK attack in the Derik district of the southeastern province of Mardin died in hospital, Gaziantep Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said. Derik District Gov. Muhammed Fatih Safitürk, …

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Blast heard near government building in Turkey's Derik

An explosion has been heard near a government in building in a Kurdish-dominated town Derik in southern Turkey, local media reported. The Dogan news agency said several ambulances had rushed to the scene but it is currently unknown …

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 19 PKK Members killed in Turkey's Mardin

Nineteen members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in the southeastern province of Mardin by the Turkish Armed Forces, the country's General Staff said in a statement.  "The members of the separatist …

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AKP office in Mardin attacked: three policemen injured

Three security officers were injured in a terrorist PKK attack in the southern province of Mardin late Sunday, the Anadolu agency reports with reference to a security source. The attack took place at the offices of the ruling Justice …

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Explosion hits Turkish army convoy in Mardin

An explosion ripped through a bus carrying military personnel in Turkey's Mardin province, wounding eight soldiers, Reuters reports. Suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants detonated an explosive device that had been …

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US condemns terrorist attacks in Diyarbakir and Mardin

The United States strongly condemned the latest attacks in southeast Turkey, which killed nine civilians. "We are in close touch with Turkish authorities and reaffirm our commitment to work together with Turkey to confront the …

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3 police officers killed by explosion in Mardin

Three police officers were killed after PKK terrorists detonated roadside bombs in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province on Monday. A security source said PKK terrorists detonated the bomb in the Derik district as an armored police …

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Military unit attacked in Turkey's Mardin

Kurdish militants carried out a car bomb attack on a military outpost in Turkey's Mardin province, near the border with Syria, Reuters reports. 11 soldiers were wounded, security sources said. …

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 Police station attacked in Turkey’s Mardin

A police station in Turkey’s Mardin province came under an armed attack, the Dogan News Agency reports. Two police officers were killed in the attack, according to the preliminary reports. Reportedly, the Kurdistan …

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