With Kurdish groups having emerged as a key force in the fight against ISIL militants in recent years, the ethnic group has some complex relationships with various nations in the Middle East and beyond.
Turkish police detained more than 500 people on Monday in operations across Turkey targeting suspects linked with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
Turkey has been a target of various terrorist groups, with more than 360 people killed and 2,941 others injured in 26 bombing attacks across the country since June 2015.
Turkish police have detained at least 235 people in raids targeting officials from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) over alleged links to Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants who have been connected to the twin bombings in Istanbul on Saturday.
Turkish police have detained 45 provincial officials from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) over allegations of links to Kurdish PKK militants, media reported on Monday (Dec 12).
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