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A Kurdish militant was killed on Friday in clashes with police in southeastern Turkey's biggest city of Diyarbakir, security sources said. Fighting erupted in the Bagcilar district of Diyarbakir after militants opened fire on a police vehicle, they said. Hundreds of people have been killed since a conflict with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) reignited in July, wrecking a two-year ceasefire and a peace process.
Russia said on Friday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had requested a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Paris on Nov. 30. "A proposal from the Turkish side about a meeting at the level of heads of state has been delivered to the president," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on a conference call on Friday. "That's all I can say." Putin and Erdogan will attend the global climate summit that begins in Paris on Nov. 30.