Turkish Airstrikes Hit Kurdish Rebels in Iraq
Turkish state media report at least 20 Kurdish militants were killed in Turkish airstrikes on northern Iraq early Wednesday.
Turkey's F-16 fighter jets targeted members of the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) in the mountainous region of Hakurk near Iraq's border with Turkey, according to Anadolu news agency.
A two-year-old cease-fire and peace process between Turkey's government and the PKK collapsed in July 2015.
Turkish warplanes have been carrying out frequent bombing raids on PKK camps in northern Iraq and in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast. The rebels have responded with a string of bloody attacks on security forces.
This is Turkey's first attack on the PKK since the failed coup attempt last week.
WikiLeaks: Turkey Blocking Its Website After Document Dump
The controversial anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks says Turkey has ordered a nationwide blocking of its website, after the group released some 300,000 emails hacked from the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Details remained sketchy early Wednesday, and it was not immediately clear whether access to the material had yet been blocked.
WikiLeaks announced Monday it planned to release documents described as detailing Turkey's political power structure, just days after a failed military coup attempt that rattled the country and governments across much of the world.
In announcing its intent on Twitter to publish the material, WikiLeaks warned: "Get ready for a fight as we release 100k+ documents on #Turkey's political power structure."