Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan reach agreement on ceasefire after deadly border clashes

Kyrgyzstan said Thursday it had agreed a ceasefire with Tajikistan after cross-border shelling and clashes left at least four people dead and dozens injured in a conflict over a water supply facility. “As a result of several negotiations between the ministers of foreign affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan, agreements were reached on a complete ceasefire from 8:00

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Turkish army hits PKK targets in N.Iraq in air-and-land offensive

Turkish forces attacked Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, media reported on Sunday (April 25). “Heroic commandos of the heroic Turkish Armed Forces are in northern Iraq,” the defence ministry said in a tweet. Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday the operations Pence-Simsek and Pence-Yildirim began on Friday in the Metina and Avasin-Basyan regions in northern Iraq and involved

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