Tag Archives: Turkey

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U.S. sends 6 jets, 300 personnel to Turkey base in Islamic State fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States sent six F-16 jets & approximately 300 personnel to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Sunday, the U.S. military said, after Ankara agreed last…

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Pro-Kurdish party leader calls for steps to halt Turkey violence

By Seyhmus Cakan DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – The leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party called on Saturday for the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) to "remove its finger from the trigger"…

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Wilshere's latest injury tempers Arsenal optimism

By Steve Tongue LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal supporters were bracing for the worst on Thursday as the club waited for the results of a scan on the England midfielder Jack…

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Add spice for a longer life?

Eating spicy food, especially fresh chilli, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday. But they cautioned it was too early to…

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EU, US urge Turkey restraint amid PKK onslaught

Europe & the United States on Tuesday urged Turkey to show a "proportionate response" in the face of daily attacks by Kurdish militants amid growing concern over the scale of…

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Authorities study debris found off Madagascar for links to MH370

By Tim Hepher & Lincoln Feast PARIS/SYDNEY (Reuters) – France's air crash investigation agency is studying a piece of plane debris found on Reunion Island off the east coast of…

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Turkish gov't not ready to restart peace talks with Kurds

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq overnight & the government said strikes would continue until the rebels lay down their arms, despite calls…

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NATO backs Turkey on Islamic State, some urge peace with Kurds

By Robin Emmott & Nick Tattersall BRUSSELS/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – NATO gave Turkey its full political support in fighting militants in Syria & Iraq at an emergency meeting on Tuesday yet…

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The Latest: Iraqi PM speaks out against Turkish airstrikes

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group & related developments (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says his council of ministers…

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Erdogan says impossible to conduct Kurdish peace talks

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it is impossible to continue a peace process with Kurdish fighters & that politicians with links to "terrorist groups" should be stripped of their immunity…