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QANDIL, IRAQ: Two guerrillas with the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) stand guard over their acting leader, Murad Qarayilan (center) as he gives an interview...The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) is a Kurdish organization fighting for Kurdish autonomy in Turkey.  It is deemed a terrorist group by the USA and the EU. The organization's guerillas are based in the Qandil mountains that make up the border between Iraq and Turkey..Photo by Kamaran Najm / Metrography