Protestors run away as Turkish police use tear gas to disperse them on February 5, 2016 during a demonstration against curfews in east Turkey at Nusaybin district in Mardin. AFP / ILYAS AKENGIN
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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu promised Friday to invest the equivalent of $9 billion in the country's Kurdish-dominated southeast, which has been battered by decades of fighting between rebels and the military.Details of the 10-point plan for restoring security in the region, which has sustained heavy damage since the collapse of a two-year cease-fire last summer, were unveiled by Davutoglu as he visited the southeastern city of Mardin.The army said at least two soldiers were killed Friday in the historic Sur neighborhood of Diyarbakir, the main city in the Kurdish southeast, raising to 250 the total number of security forces killed since the summer.
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