Gulf Times - Diyarbakir
Serbian vulture flies home from Turkey - by plane

Serbian vulture flies home from Turkey - by plane

A young vulture who got stranded last year in Turkey more than 2,000 km from her nest flew home to Serbia on Friday - by plane.

Turkish police officer killed, 9 wounded in PKK clash

Turkish police officer killed, 9 wounded in PKK clash

The officers launched the operation to arrest a member of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the district of Kayapinar west of Diyarbakir city centre.

Turkey says Diyarbakir blast caused by bomb in tunnel

Turkey says Diyarbakir blast caused by bomb in tunnel

An explosion at a police compound in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir that killed three people on Tuesday was caused by a bomb planted by attackers in a tunnel under the complex, officials said.

Blast in Turkey police compound appears accidental -minister

Blast in Turkey police compound appears accidental -minister

An explosion in a police compound in Turkey's southeastern city of Diyarbakir killed one person and wounded several others on Tuesday, days ahead of a national referendum, but the interior minister appeared to rule out foul play.

Islamic State claims Turkey bombing

Islamic State claims Turkey bombing

A news outlet linked to the Islamic State said its fighters staged a bombing that killed 11 people in southeastern Turkey, according to US-based monitors, after Ankara blamed Kurdish militants for the attack.

20 wounded in blast near police building in Turkey

20 wounded in blast near police building in Turkey

Around 20 people were wounded when a blast struck outside a police building early Friday in Turkey's southeastern city of Diyarbakir, the centre of the country's Kurdish minority, security officials said.

Turkish jets kill 13 Kurdish PKK militants in southeast Turkey

Turkish jets kill 13 Kurdish PKK militants in southeast Turkey

Turkish warplanes killed 13 suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants on Saturday in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, military sources said on Saturday.

Turkish warplanes target Kurdish militants, at least 27 killed

Turkish warplanes target Kurdish militants, at least 27 killed

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in northern Iraq and southeast Turkey and the army killed 27 fighters near its borders with Iraq and Iran, the armed forces said on Sunday.

Three killed in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Three killed in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Three people were killed on Tuesday and 42 others wounded when a car bomb attack blamed on Kurdish militants struck a police vehicle in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, officials said.

Six police killed in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Six police killed in bomb attack in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Six police officers were killed and at least 23 people wounded on Thursday in a bomb attack targeting a Turkish police vehicle in the Kurdish-majority southeastern city of Diyarbakir.

Turkey slaps curfew on 2 more towns in Kurdish southeast

Turkey slaps curfew on 2 more towns in Kurdish southeast

Turkey on Sunday slapped a curfew on two border towns in the Kurdish-dominated southeast ahead of a looming military "clean-up" operation as it eased a lockdown in Diyarbakir.

Three Turkish soldiers killed as building collapses in Turkey

Three Turkish soldiers killed as building collapses in Turkey

Three Turkish soldiers were killed and four others were slightly injured after a building collapsed in the southeast, where security forces have been clashing with Kurdish militants for months.