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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Turkey hunts for answers, mourns dead after blasts kill 38

Caskets of a bomb victim during a memorial in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, for police officers killed outside the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena late Saturday. Family members, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ministers and colleagues attended the memorial as Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near a soccer stadium. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Istanbul explosions within Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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Turkish court jails nine staff of opposition daily

A man holds the latest copy of the Cumhuriyet newspaper outside its Istanbul headquarters after police detained chief editor Murat Sabuncu and two columnists of the opposition newspaper, October 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

A man holds the latest copy of the Cumhuriyet newspaper outside its Istanbul headquarters after police detained chief editor Murat Sabuncu and two columnists of the opposition newspaper, October 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

13 members of Cumhuriyet have now been detained in raids, amplifying concerns about country’s press freedoms

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Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

An illustrative photo taken on September 11, 2013, shows the logo of social networking website Twitter displayed on a computer screen in London. (AFP Photo/Leon Neal)

An illustrative photo taken on September 11, 2013, shows the logo of social networking website Twitter displayed on a computer screen in London. (AFP Photo/Leon Neal)

WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube slowed or stopped after government arrests top Kurdish lawmakers

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Turkey sacks 10,000 more civil servants, shuts media in latest crackdown

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan attends a Republic Day ceremony at Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey’s founder Ataturk, to mark the republic’s anniversary as he is flanked by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (R) in Ankara, Turkey, October 29, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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Knife attacker shot outside Israeli embassy in Ankara

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Police special forces stand guard in front of the Israeli Embassy in Ankara, Turkey after a mentally disturbed Turkish man wielding a knife tried to storm the building, September 21, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)

Perpetrator wounded by security forces after trying to storm building; no Israelis injured in incident

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More Turkish tanks head across border into Syria

A picture taken around 5 kilometers west from the Syrian-Turkish border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, shows Turkish Army tanks driving to the Syrian border town of Jarabulus, August 25, 2016. (AFP/BULENT KILIC)

A picture taken around 5 kilometers west from the Syrian-Turkish border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, shows Turkish Army tanks driving to the Syrian border town of Jarabulus, August 25, 2016. (AFP/BULENT KILIC)

Armored units join a dozen already operating inside Syrian territory in battle against Islamic State group and Kurdish forces

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Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town

A Turkish army tank and an armored vehicle are stationed near the border with Syria, in Karkamis, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Turkish media reports say Turkish artillery on Tuesday launched new strikes at Islamic State targets across the border in Syria, after two mortar rounds, believed to have been fired by the militants, hit the town of Karkamis, in Turkey’s Gaziantep province. Hurriyet newspaper and other reports said the mortar rounds were fired from IS-held Jarablus, Syria.(IHA via AP)

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