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Conflict in Turkey's Kurdish Diyarbakir Dashes Tourism Hopes

A year ago, Turkey's biggest city in the predominately Kurdish region, Diyarbakir, was hoping to cash in on a wave of tourists attracted to its rich history and legacy of multiculturalism. However, the collapse of a cease-fire last July between Kurdish rebels and the government led to violence, dashing hopes for a vibrant tourism industry and the city's economic revival. The months of bitter fighting between Kurdish rebels and Turkish security forces had hit stores especially...

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