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The 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
Why are Kurds, who displayed the most efficient resistance against the Islamic State, labelled as terrorists?
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 11:00 GMT
Kurdish rivals unite to fight Islamic State
PKK forces have joined the fighting in Iraq, a move some say could boost tension between Turkey and Iraqi Kurds.
Wladimir van Wilgenburg
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 08:38 GMT
The rise of Syria's Kurds
Kurds declare autonomous zone in northern Syria despite some objections from brethren in Iraq.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 12:48 GMT
Kurdish leader makes historic Turkey visit
The much-heralded trip takes place at a momentous time for relations between Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2013 14:48 GMT
Syria opposition says armed Kurds 'hostile'
Syrian National Council's statement comes after groups that control parts of the country's north proclaimed self-rule.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 19:31 GMT
Fighting intensifies in northern Syria
Government forces and rebels clash in Idlib province amid fears the country is disintegrating along sectarian lines.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 19:54 GMT
Turkey's moves in Somalia unnerve al-Shabaab
A recent attack on the Turkish mission in Mogadishu has worried diplomats and foreign students.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 10:42 GMT
Where do Syria's Kurds stand?
As Kurdish fighters battle groups linked to al-Qaeda, we examine their role in the confusing and bloody conflict.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 12:43 GMT
War in Syria inspires Kurdish unity
Northern Syria sees battles between Kurds and al-Qaeda-inspired groups, as Kurds prepare for election and autonomy.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2013 17:15 GMT
Foreign policy implications of the Kurdish peace for Turkey
The process enables a less-securitised political climate and the opportunity to create a more liberal justice system.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 13:17 GMT
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In Pictures: Destruction in Ukraine's Luhansk
More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
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