Turkey bombs Kurds, arrests dozens in crackdown after twin attack

Damaged police vehicles and cars are pictured on December 10, 2016 on the site where a car bomb exploded near the stadium of football club Besiktas in central Istanbul.(AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE)

Damaged police vehicles and cars are pictured on December 10, 2016 on the site where a car bomb exploded near the stadium of football club Besiktas in central Istanbul.(AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE)

State media quotes military saying it hit PKK headquarters in northern Iraq, as death toll rises to 44 in Istanbul double bombing

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Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS

APTOPIX Turkey Syria Refugees

A Turkish soldier stands guard as several hundred Syrian refugees wait to cross the border in Suruc, Turkey, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Turkey opened its border Saturday to allow in up to 60,000 people who massed on the Turkey-Syria border, fleeing the Islamic militants’ advance on Kobani. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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Humiliated Kurdish leaders order counter-strike against advancing Islamic State fighters

Displaced families from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjarl west of Mosul, arrive at Dohuk province

Displaced families from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjarl west of Mosul, arrive at Dohuk province.

Questions asked about Kurdish Peshmerga troops after extremist militants execute lightening strike and send thousands fleeing for their lives

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Iraq Kurds take Kirkuk; Sunni militants surge toward Baghdad

Volunteers who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants, who have taken over Mosul and other Northern provinces, travel in an army truck, in Baghdad, June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Volunteers who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants, who have taken over Mosul and other Northern provinces, travel in an army truck, in Baghdad, June 12, 2014.    Credit: Reuters/Ahmed Saad

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