Topic: Muammer Guler
Twin car bombings on the Turkey-Syria border left 46 dead this weekend. But Turkey insisted it would not be provoked into a war with Syria.
The bomber is associated with the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front, a militant group founded on Marxist principles.
A Turkish security guard was killed in the attack Friday. The State Department is still sensitive to charges that it was slow to call the attack on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya, a terrorist attack.
On Wednesday, unidentified gunmen killed three Turkish policemen at the secure consulate building in Istanbul.
07/10/2008 01:00 am
Terrorism & Security Powerful car bomb in Turkey kills five and injures dozens with outlawed Kurdish Workers Party or PKK suspected
The attack Thursday in Diyarbakir reinforces pressure on Turkish authorities to continue aerial bombing of PKK positions in northern Iraq. Fighting between the PKK and Turkish security forces threatens to destabilize Kurdish northern Iraq and make Iraqi political reconciliation more difficult.
01/04/2008 12:00 am