Man using a machine gun during a battle in Turkey
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Turkey's PKK says 'no unilateral ceasefire'

15 December 2015 Last updated at 05:45 GMT

In Turkey, six months after a ceasefire between government forces and Kurdish PKK militants ended, clashes continue with little hope of peace. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, the leader of the PKK says the militant group will not enter talks without preconditions.

As Mahmut Hamcisi reports, it is a conflict that has far reaching implications for the region.