Avalanche in Southeastern Turkey Kills 2, Injures 7

An avalanche in Turkey’s southeastern province of Bitlis killed two soldiers and injured another seven during a military operation, hospital sources said. The avalanche fell on the team of soldiers,…

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Damascus Warns Turkey Against Attack on Afrin

The Syrian government on Thursday warned Turkey against launching a military operation in Syria’s northwestern region of Afrin and said that Syrian air defences stood ready to defend against such…

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Critics of Turkish Coup Decree Fear Impunity

A new emergency decree in Turkey that grants immunity to civilians deemed to have helped thwart an attempted coup has sparked an outcry Monday. Critics fear that it could lead…

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