4 results

Fighters and veterans  march in front of the UN headquarters in the northern Kurdish Syrian city of Qamishli during a protest against Turkish threats. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images

Turkey’s military struck the Syrian-Iraqi border to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce northeast Syria, as Ankara prepared to attack(...)

The sister and mother  of Yakup Capat, a Turkish police officer killed in Saturday’s blasts in Istanbul, mourn during his funeral ceremony on Monday in Ankara. Photograph: Reuters/Umit Bektas

The personal stories of those killed in Saturday night’s twin bomb attack in Istanbul have numbed the city: the 19-year-old student on a two-day break(...)

A man cries as he carries a coffin at a funeral for victims of Saturday’s attack on a Kurdish wedding party that left more than 50 dead in Gaziantep, Turkey. Photograph:  Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty

A suicide bombing that killed at least 51 people at a wedding party in the southern city of Gaziantep was carried out by an Islamic State affiliate ag(...)

Turkish deputy Selahattin Demirtas: “The war in Syria is tied to the conflict here because the Turkish government sees Kurds in Turkey and in Syria as one.” Photograph: Lukas Lehmann/EPA

One of Turkey’s leading politicians says the war in Syria will continue unless unrest between Kurdish separatists and Turkey is first resolved. The co(...)