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2014-05-20 08:31:54

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it initiated a Phase 1 clinical study of ISIS-PKK(Rx).

2010-08-15 13:57:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee urged Prime Minister Erdogan to investigate claims that Turkey recently used chemical weapons against Kurdish separatists.

2008-10-11 09:00:10

Turkish warplanes continued to strike separatist Kurdish rebel targets inside northern Iraq Saturday, military officials said.

2008-10-04 09:00:08

Fifteen Turkish soldiers have been slain by Kurdish separatist rebels in the country's restive southeast, officials said Saturday. The soldiers were killed during an attack by the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which launched a raid from northern Iraq, the BBC reported.

2008-08-15 00:00:34

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived Thursday in Istanbul for his first visit to Turkey as president of Iran. During a meeting, Ahmadinejad and his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gul, failed to agree on the details of a proposed pipeline to carry natural gas from Iran to Turkey, Hurriyet reported.

2008-08-12 06:01:00

Text of report in English by Turkish privately-owned, mass- circulation daily Hurriyet website on 12 August [Commentary by Fatih Cekirge: "PKK's attacks in eastern Turkey part of international energy wars"] The attack, which killed nine Turkish soldiers, cannot be seen as a simple terror act and should be evaluated from a wider perspective which includes international war on energy security and Russia- Georgia conflict.

2008-07-27 09:00:29

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Semdinli, 27 July: Three people died on Sunday [27 July] when a land-mine, planted by the PKK [Kurdistan Workers' Party] terrorists, exploded when a truck passing by hit it in Semdinli town of south- eastern province of Hakkari.

2008-07-25 12:01:00

Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia ["MINE BLAST: 2 SOLDIERS KILLED" - AA headline] SIRNAK (A.A) -Two Turkish soldiers were killed when a land mine planted by PKK terrorists exploded in the south-eastern province of Sirnak's Guclukonak town on Friday.

2008-07-23 06:00:34

Text of press release in English by Brussels-based International Federation of Journalists on 23 July The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today criticised the Turkish authorities over censorship of Hayat TV, a Turkish satellite television network supporting workers' rights.

2008-07-17 15:00:49

A minibus transporting 15 students was struck by a land mine in an eastern province of Turkey, leaving two people injured, officials said. The two injured people were taken to a hospital after the explosion took place in the Eruh district of Siirt province, Hurriyet reported Thursday.


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