Monthly Archives: April 2016

Turkey’s sectarian rift sparks brawl in parliament – CBS News

April 30, 2016
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CBS News Turkey’s sectarian rift sparks brawl in parliamentCBS NewsANKARA, Turkey — Turkish lawmakers on Thursday fought and threw punches at each other as they debated a contentious ruling-party proposal to strip themselves of immunity from prosecution – a move that could pave the way for the trial of pro-Kurdish …Turkey’s parliament and terrorHurriyet Daily NewsLifting…

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Turkish parliament, Istanbul streets erupt in clashes as Ankara continues crackdown on Kurds (VIDEO) – RT

April 30, 2016
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RT Turkish parliament, Istanbul streets erupt in clashes as Ankara continues crackdown on Kurds (VIDEO)RTAnkara’s ongoing military crackdown on Kurds has sparked yet another fierce brawl between the ruling AKP and the pro-Kurdish HDP opposition MPs. In the meantime the streets of Istanbul witnessed violent clashes between police and youths sympathetic to …Turkish MPs Recount Mass…

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Islamic State claims strikes on Turkish artillery as tensions rise on Turkey-Syria border – Washington Post

April 29, 2016
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Deutsche Welle Islamic State claims strikes on Turkish artillery as tensions rise on Turkey-Syria borderWashington PostThe incident coincides with a surge of Islamic State rocket attacks across the border into Turkey that have killed civilians, sown panic and triggered angry street protests. Worst hit is the small Turkish border town of Kilis, where 18 people…

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Explosion reported near mosque in Bursa, Turkey – CNN

April 28, 2016
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Telegraph.co.uk Explosion reported near mosque in Bursa, TurkeyCNNThe explosion follows a warning Tuesday from the U.S. Embassy in Ankara of “credible indications that terrorist groups are seeking opportunities to attack popular tourist destinations throughout Turkey.” Turkey has experienced several terror attacks …Female suicide bomber wounds 13 in Turkey’s Bursa in latest attackTelegraph.co.ukTwelve people detained over…

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Bombing Injures 10 in Turkish City – Wall Street Journal

April 28, 2016
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Wall Street Journal Bombing Injures 10 in Turkish CityWall Street JournalISTANBUL—A woman blew herself up Wednesday near the Grand Mosque in Turkey’s major manufacturing hub of Bursa, officials said, injuring at least 10 people in the latest attack to hit Turkey as it grapples with dual threats from Islamic State and …Female Suicide Bomber Hits…

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More migrants ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU deal – Reuters

April 27, 2016
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Reuters More migrants ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU dealReutersATHENS Stone-throwing migrants in a Greek detention camp clashed with police on Tuesday hours after two ferries shipped refugees back to Turkey under a disputed deal intended to stem the human influx into Europe. Plumes of smoke billowed from the …More migrants return under EU-Turkey dealDaily…

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