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Turkish Defense Ministry Accuses PKK of Attacking Border Post After Earthquake

Urdu Point 07 Feb 2023
ANKARA (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 07th February, 2023) The Turkish Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday accused the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK, banned in Turkey) of attacking a post on the border with Syria after a devastating earthquake.
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Iraq Daily Roundup: Nine Killed

Antiwar 06 Feb 2023
> ... Turkish operations against the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (P.K.K.) in Hakkurk left three dead guerrillas ... .
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Turkey's President Erdogan says Western missions will 'pay' for closures

Yahoo Daily News 06 Feb 2023
Turkey, Sweden and Finland signed an agreement in June aimed at overcoming Ankara's objections to their NATO bids, with the Nordic states pledging to take a harder line primarily against local members of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which took up arms against the Turkish state in 1984.
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Turkey spreads influence inside Russia’s borders

Asiatimes 06 Feb 2023
... on Turkish soil. Moreover, in December 2021, he threatened to erect a statue of Kurdistan Workers’ Party leader Abdullah Ocalan – a sworn enemy of the Turkish state – when a park named after former Chechen rebel-leader Dzhokhar Dudayev was inaugurated in Turkey’s Kocaeli province.
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Quake kills over 1,400 in Turkey, Syria

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
AFP reporters and witnesses felt the second jolt as far apart as the Turkish capital Ankara and the Iraqi Kurdistan city of Irbil ... - 'People under rubble' - Images on Turkish television showed rescuers digging through rubble across city centres and residential neighbourhoods of almost all the big cities running along the border with Syria.
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Turkiye’s President Erdogan says Western missions will ‘pay’ for closures

Arab News 05 Feb 2023
Turkiye, Sweden and Finland signed an agreement in June aimed at overcoming Ankara’s objections to their NATO bids, with the Nordic states pledging to take a harder line primarily against local members of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which took up arms against the Turkish state in 1984.
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Explained: The Sweden-Turkey NATO Stalemate

Oil Price 03 Feb 2023
The Turkish government insists that Sweden significantly change its permissive approach to the Partiya ...
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Turkey summons Norwegian ambassador over Quran protest permission

Al Jazeera 02 Feb 2023
Turkey denounced Sweden for the Quran burning, as well as for a separate demonstration by Kurdish activists supporting the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a group that has waged an insurgency against the Turkish state since 1984 and that Turkey, the European Union and the United States have designated a “terrorist” group.
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Sweden to tighten terrorism law amid tensions with Turkey over NATO bid

The New Arab 02 Feb 2023
"Our position on Finland is positive, but it is not positive on Sweden," Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday. Strommer said the new law would not affect the right to demonstrate nor prevent people waving the flag of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which took up arms against the Turkish state in 1984 ... Reporting by Reuters ....
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A burnt Koran holds back Sweden and Finland from joining NATO

Economist 02 Feb 2023
NOBODY KNOWS what prompted Rasmus Paludan to burn a copy of the Koran in front of the Turkish embassy in Stockholm on January 21st ... Hungary says it will ratify it soon. But Turkey has demanded that both countries first crack down on residents linked to movements that it considers anti-Turkish terrorists, mainly the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK.
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Iraq Daily Roundup: Five Killed

Antiwar 31 Jan 2023
Turkish security forces killed three members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ...
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Erdogan might approve Finland's NATO bid, 'shock' Sweden

Johnson City Press 30 Jan 2023
In its travel warning to citizens, the Turkish foreign ministry cited an increase in anti-Turkish protests by “groups with links to terror groups,” a reference to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, which has waged a decades-long insurgency against Turkey.
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Erdogan might approve Finland's NATO membership bid

Middle East Online 30 Jan 2023
In its travel warning to citizens, the Turkish foreign ministry cited an increase in anti-Turkish protests by “groups with links to terror groups,” a reference to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, which has waged a decades-long insurgency against Turkey ... The Turkish foreign ...
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Erdogan might approve Finland’s NATO bid, ‘shock’ Sweden

Vail Daily 30 Jan 2023
In its travel warning to citizens, the Turkish foreign ministry cited an increase in anti-Turkish protests by “groups with links to terror groups,” a reference to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, which has waged a decades-long insurgency against Turkey ... The Turkish foreign ...
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks with the media as he arrives for a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
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Turkey says it could evaluate Finland NATO bid separate from Sweden

FX Empire 30 Jan 2023
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey could evaluate Finland’s NATO bid independently from that of Sweden, Turkish ... Turkey says Sweden, in particular, harbours what it says are militants from the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which took up arms against the Turkish state in 1984.

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