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Peshmerga troops travelling to Kobane cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

Iraqi peshmerga troops were cheered on Wednesday by fellow Kurds in southeastern Turkey as the fighters slowly made their way toward the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobane to try to break a siege by Islamic State militants there.

Iraqi peshmerga troops were cheered on Wednesday by fellow Kurds in southeastern Turkey as the fighters slowly made their way toward the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobane to try to break a siege by Islamic State militants there.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Turkey steels for action as Islamic State advances on Syrian border town

Turkey’s parliament authorised the government on Thursday to order military action against Islamic State as the jihadists tightened their grip on a Syrian border town, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey.

Turkey’s parliament authorised the government on Thursday to order military action against Islamic State as the jihadists tightened their grip on a Syrian border town, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Police use water cannon on protesters as negligence denied in Turkey mine fire

Turkey's government and the company operating the colliery in which at least 299 miners lost their lives deny negligence as riot police train water cannon and rubber bullets on protesters

Turkey's government and the company operating the colliery in which at least 299 miners lost their lives deny negligence as riot police train water cannon and rubber bullets on protesters

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Grief and rage in Turkey as confirmed death toll in mine disaster rises to 284

Turkish mine operator Soma Holding said on Friday 284 people were confirmed dead and 18 others were thought still to be trapped underground after a fire in its mine in the western town of Soma.

Turkish mine operator Soma Holding said on Friday 284 people were confirmed dead and 18 others were thought still to be trapped underground after a fire in its mine in the western town of Soma.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
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Turkey warns of 'greater force' if further Syria shelling

Turkey’s military will respond with greater force if shelling from Syria continues to hit its territory, as clashes between the Syrian army and rebels intensified along the border.

Turkey’s military will respond with greater force if shelling from Syria continues to hit its territory, as clashes between the Syrian army and rebels intensified along the border.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM