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Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead in Guatemala's volcano tragedy

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead in Guatemala's volcano tragedy

Kurdiu - 2018-06-06 21:16

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead in Guatemala\'s volcano tragedy - Kurdiu

Battle for Kurdish vote turns violent, leaves four dead in Turkey's Suruc

Al Monitor - 2018-06-19 02:04

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militants in Iraq's Qandil, Erdogan says

Reuters - 2018-06-16 22:43
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes have struck a meeting of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq's Qandil mountains, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that Ankara believed high-profile militants had been hit. ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Troops in Diyala's Qara Tapa

BAS News - 2018-06-13 11:57
ERBIL - At least four Iraqi troops were wounded overnight on Tuesday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) in Diyala's Qara Tapa district, said a Kurdish official. Mohammed Omer, head of a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) headquarters in Qara Tapa, conf ...

Turkish military launches operations against PKK in Iraq’s Qandil and Sinjar, Erdogan says

The Defense Post - 2018-06-11 17:06
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkish military operations against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Qandil and Sinjar in Iraqi Kurdistan had begun The post Turkish military launches operations against PKK in Iraq’s Qandil and Sinjar, Erdoga ...

Bomb Targets Civilian House in Kurdistan's Halabja

BAS News - 2018-06-10 12:25
ERBIL - A bomb targeted a civilian house in Kurdistan Region's Halabja city on early Sunday morning, resulting in serious damage to the surrounding properties. According to Kurdistan 24, a sound bomb went off at 2:35 am (Erbil time) in the Sharawani neig ...

17 yaşındaki muavin kız kaçırmak için otobüs çaldı

BAS News - 2018-06-09 09:41
Akaryakıt istasyonunda durunca yakayı ele verdi BasNews- İstanbul'da bir otobüs firmasında muavinlik yapan 17 yaşındaki genç, 3 gün önce yolculuk sırasında tanıştığı kızı kaçırmak için çaldığı otobüsle İzmir'e giderken, Bursa Orhangazi'de bir akaryakıt i ...

Three dead after attempted rescue of man who fell in open manhole in Basra

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-09 04:08
A crowd gathers around an open manhole into which a resident fell on Thursday night in Iraq's southern port city of Basra, June 7, 2018. (Photo: Al-Marbad Radio) ...

Iraqi parliament orders manual recount of all votes in Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary election

Waar Media - 2018-06-06 20:08
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi parliament has approved a bill that orders a manual recount of all votes from all polling stations in Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary election. The parliament also rejected results from advance polls for security personnel in the Kurdis ...

Landmine Kills Peshmerga in Erbil's Soran

BAS News - 2018-06-05 14:25
ERBIL - A Kurdish Peshmerga was killed by a landmine on the mountain areas in Soran district of Erbil governorate, police said. Imad Rekani, head of local Police Department, told BasNews that they were informed overnight on Monday of missing a civilian o ...

Debate: In Gaza's protests, Kurds should stand with Israel

The Region - 2018-06-05 02:27
Debate: In Gaza's protests, Kurds should stand with Israel ...

Debate: In Gaza's protests, Kurds should stand with Palestine

The Region - 2018-06-05 02:27
Debate: In Gaza's protests, Kurds should stand with Palestine ...

Peace Starts In Jerusalem's Holy Basin

International Crisis Group - 2018-05-31 21:19
US mediation will have to help the sides identify a middle path toward resolving a tension potentially inherent in this approach between purely professional interests and each stakeholder’s agenda. ...

Liege shooting: Two police officers and civilian dead in Belgium

BBC - 2018-05-30 01:43
Two female police officers are among the dead in an attack being treated as a terror incident. ...

Paris knife attack: Suspect 'French citizen born in Russia's Chechnya'

BBC - 2018-05-14 00:55
The suspect in Saturday's deadly knife attack was on a French security watch list, sources say. ...

In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, a battle for homes and votes

The Region - 2018-05-07 22:10
In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, a battle for homes and votes ...