Kurdish protesters clash with police at German airport and disrupt United Kingdom stations

Turkish forces have surrounded Afrin city in Syria operation, says state media

Turkey Says Its Forces Encircle Kurdish-Held Afrin In Northern Syria

The United States however has worked closely with the YPG in the fight against IS and the campaign has raised tensions with Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Washington.

Turkey has long criticized Germany for not taking serious measures against the PKK, which uses the country as a platform for their fund-raising, recruitment, and propaganda activities. "When will you show up?"

Ankara launched its offensive in the Afrin region on its border in January, aiming to drive out the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which it sees as an extension of the PKK group that has fought a three-decade insurgency inside Turkey.

Speaking to supporters in the city of Mersin, Erdogan said the Turkish army and allied Syrian rebels wanted to oust the YPG from all the towns they control close to the Turkish border.

"We were present all these places ..."

"Should I keep saying all these things?"

Turkish jets have destroyed at least 18 PKK terror group targets in northern Iraq, the military said on Sunday.

"In the Afrin region, the real owners of the lands have started to come back", he said.

Syrian Kurdish families in Winnipeg say they've lost relatives during attacks by the Turkish Army, who have moved ground forces into northwestern Syria.

One of the neutralised terrorists was from the senior cadre of the PKK.

State-run Anadolu Agency reported that the joint forces took 13 more villages in the region including the strategic airport Bablite, located between Jinderes and Afrin.

Later on March 11, eight more villages - Khujamanli, Savan Kabir and Chencheylan in the northwestern Rajo area, Tallaf and Qujaman in Jinderes, Sulqli and Alibey in the northern Bulbul area, and Kawkabah near Afrin's center - were also reportedly captured.

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