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Turkey mounts offensive against Kurds amid mixed signals from Donald Trump, cites need to create 'safe zone' on Syrian side of border
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Turkey mounts offensive against Kurds amid mixed signals from Donald Trump, cites need to create 'safe zone' on Syrian side of border

The US troops had served as a buffer preventing a long-planned attack by the Turkish military against Kurdish forces, who were crucial in the years-long campaign to defeat the Islamic State group but are viewed as "terrorists" by Ankara.

Syria sees thousands protest in Afrin to end Turkish-led assault, urge Russia to take firm stand
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Syria sees thousands protest in Afrin to end Turkish-led assault, urge Russia to take firm stand

Thousands protested in Syria's Afrin on Sunday as local authorities called on world powers to intervene to halt a Turkish-led assault, accusing Russia of complicity in civilian deaths in the region

Kurdish representatives in Syria refuse to attend Russia peace talks following Turkey's offensive against Afrin
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Kurdish representatives in Syria refuse to attend Russia peace talks following Turkey's offensive against Afrin

Authorities in Syria's Kurdish autonomous region said on Sunday they would not attend peace talks in Russia's Sochi next week because of Turkey's offensive against the Kurdish enclave of Afrin

Turkey: Islamic State suspect shot dead after fatally stabbing Istanbul police officer
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Turkey: Islamic State suspect shot dead after fatally stabbing Istanbul police officer

A policeman was stabbed to death in Istanbul by a suspected member of the Islamic State group who had been arrested for planning a suicide attack, Turkish media said.

Recep Erdogan warns Germany to not interfere in Turkey's internal affairs
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Recep Erdogan warns Germany to not interfere in Turkey's internal affairs

Germany has no right to interfere in Turkey's domestic affairs, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

Several injured in car bomb attack on police station in Turkey
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Several injured in car bomb attack on police station in Turkey

A car bomb attack has hit a military police station in a mainly Kurdish region in southeastern Turkey, wounding several people

Turkey fears escalation in Kurdish conflict after Ankara bombing
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Turkey fears escalation in Kurdish conflict after Ankara bombing

Sunday's suicide car bombing in Ankara has raised fears of an escalation in Turkey's long-running Kurdish conflict, as the country grapples with the Islamic State threat while relying on a security system weakened by a political crackdown, analysts say.