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PKK wants assurances for peace

ANKARA, Turkey, April 2 (UPI) -- Guerrillas from the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party are reluctant to adhere to a cease-fire without legal guarantees, a senior member said.

Death toll rises in border blast

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The death toll for Monday's minivan explosion at the Turkish-Syrian border rose to 13, a government official said Tuesday.

Turkey indicts 357 in military spy case

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Turkish authorities say they have indicted 357 suspects allegedly involved in a spy ring that used sex workers to blackmail targeted military officers.

Turkish strikers called on to end campaign

ANKARA, Turkey, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Pro-Kurdish lawmakers and prisoners were called on to abandon a hunger strike that Wednesday entered its 64th day, a deputy leader said.

Turkey scrambles jets along Syrian border

LONDON, July 1 (UPI) -- Turkey scrambled warplanes three times Saturday in response to Syrian military helicopters flying near the border, the Turkish military said.
Erdogan threatens military response

Erdogan threatens military response

BRUSSELS, June 26 (UPI) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday threatened a military response if Syrian forces approach Turkey's border.
Turkey says Hamas not moving to country

Turkey says Hamas not moving to country

ANKARA, Turkey, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Turkey said it will not allow Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal to move the group's headquarters to that country from Syria nor provide millions in aid to the group.

Ankara won't apologize for deadly raid

ANKARA, Turkey, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Turkish officials said they wouldn't yet apologize for an air raid last week that killed 25 villagers but noted the victims' families would be compensated.

Turkey says Kurd terrorist arrested

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A high-ranking member of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party has been captured in Istanbul, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said.

Ankara attack is PKK suicide, Gul says

BERLIN, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Tuesday's bombing in Ankara isn't going to bolster support for Kurdish rebels, Turkish President Abdullah Gul said.

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Blast rips downtown Ankara

ANKARA, Turkey, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- An explosion in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday killed at least three people and injured 15 others, Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin said.

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Turks accused of trying to kill deputy PM

ANKARA, Turkey, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Eight Turkish soldiers have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination plot against Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc, the army said.

Erdogan shakes up Cabinet

ANKARA, Turkey, May 1 (UPI) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan shuffled his Cabinet on Friday, appointing a top foreign policy adviser as his new foreign minister.
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