Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Turkey stepped up its bombing campaign against Kurdish militants outside its borders on Tuesday, killing as many as 20 U.S.-backed fighters in Syria and expanding its strikes in Iraq, an escalation that could complicate efforts to combat the Islamic State.
The Turkish military said the pre-dawn raids targeted “terrorist hotbeds” and supply routes used by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, to smuggle ammunition, weapons and explosive material into Turkey, where it is waging an insurgency.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Isis has claimed responsibility for the shooting attack in Paris that has left one police officer dead and two seriously injured.
In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the extremist group gave a pseudonym for the shooter indicating he was Belgian.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
The Basque separatist group ETA has given the French police a list of 12 arms caches in southwestern France under its unilateral initiative to disarm, informed sources told AFP on Saturday.
The caches are located in the departments, or counties, of the Gers, Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Hautes-Pyrénées, they said. The French interior ministry said that the so-called “Disarmament Day” was “incontestably important” and a “major step”.
Friday, April 7, 2017
Basque separatist group ETA has said it will fully disarm on 8 April, the BBC has reported, citing a letter from the organisation.
The moves comes after the Basque parliament asked ETA to disarm as soon as possible.