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Turkish Police Fire Teargas to Remove Kurdish Roadblocks

Turkish paramilitary forces fired teargas and water cannons on Friday to try to reopen a highway blocked for almost a week by militants in the predominantly Kurdish southeast, security sources said.   Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants have blocked various points on the highway between Diyarbakir and Bingol provinces with trucks and cars seized over the past six days in protest at the building of several new military outposts.   The blockade has raised tensions in the...

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