Security and forensic officials and medics investigate around the remains of a car after an explosion outside a police station in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Sunday. Photograph: AP

Two police officers were killed and 23 people wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on police headquarters in the south-eastern Turkish city of Gaziant(...)

A demonstrator waves a flag of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) during a gathering to celebrate the spring festival of Newroz in the Kurdish-dominated southeastern city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, earlier in March.  File photograph: Sertac Kayar/Reuters

Turkish security forces have killed 5,359 Kurdish militants since the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) abandoned a two-year ceasefire in July, the state-(...)

Kurdish women fighters from the People’s Protection Units (YPG) and women wearing traditional dress  celebrating the spring festival of Newroz  in the Kurdish city of Qamishli, Syria. Photograph: Rodi Said/Reuters

Turkey’s Kurds yesterday marked the annual spring festival of Newroz with a call for the resumption of peace talks between the government and Kurdish (...)

A friend a victim killed at Sunday’s explosion in Ankara, cries over his Turkish flag-draped coffin, during a funeral procession in Istanbul.

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (Tak) militant group on Thursday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Turkish capital Ankara that killed 37(...)

 The funeral of one  of the victims   killed in  an  explosion   in Ankara on Sunday that left 37 dead: the attack near the justice and interior ministries was the second such strike at the administrative heart of the Turkish capital in under a month. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

Turkish warplanes bombed Kurdish militant camps in northern Iraq yesterday, a day after 37 people were killed in a car bombing in Ankara that security(...)

 Emergency workers are seen at the explosion site  in Ankara, Turkey on Sunday. Photograph: Elif Sogut/Getty Images

A car bomb tore through a crowded transport hub in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Sunday, killing at least 34 people and wounding at least 75 more, (...)

A file photograph of a member of the youth division of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) holds a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG). The PKK has been blamed for an attack on the town of Nusaybin in which two police were killed. Photograph: Cagdas Erdogan/Getty Images.

A car bomb and rocket attack by Kurdish militants killed two police officers and wounded 35 people in the southeastern Turkish province of Mardin on (...)

 Russian president Vladimir Putin  with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad. Photograph: Sergei Chirikov/AFP/Getty Images

When Vladimir Putin went to the rescue of the embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Assad and ordered Russian air strikes on Syria last autumn, defenc(...)

A Turkish police officer holds an assault rifle during clashes with protesters demonstrating against government-imposed curfews on February 15th in Diyarbakir, Turkey. Photograph: Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images

A claim of responsibility on Friday by the little-known Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (Tak) for last Wednesday’s bombing in Ankara, which killed 28 people(...)

Iraqi pro-government forces drive their armoured vehicles in the Jwaibah area, on the eastern outskirts of Ramadi, on February 8th after they retook the region from Islamic State  group jihadists. Photograph: Al-Dulaimi/AFP/Getty Images

Major powers trying to forge a Syrian peace plan have made almost no progress in overcoming one of the main obstacles to ending the war: deciding who (...)