Category: MURAT YETKİN
The march that was started by social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu in a call for “Justice” on June 15 may mark a turning point in Turkey’s political history.
Turkish security forces seized a major arms stash belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s eastern and southeastern provinces over the past week from June 8 to 15, the Turkish military stated on June 16
Turkey and the European Union will hold a senior anti-terrorism dialogue meeting within a month, aiming to take joint steps to combat terrorism, one of the main causes of tension in ties between Ankara and Brussels.
Ankara has completed a border wall along its frontier with Syria in an effort to halt the infiltration of militant groups into Turkey
Groups inside the Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces are involved in internal conflict, Turkish sources have admitted, amid reports that Turkish-backed rebels fought with each other in the Syrian town of al-Bab, leaving several dead and scores injured.
Two men have been detained over a brawl in Washington between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s security personnel and protesters, with charges planned against a dozen guards, police and a media report said June 14.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the U.S. move to issue arrest warrants for 12 of his bodyguards linked to a brawl outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington last month, while the Foreign Ministry has summoned the U.S. ambassador to Ankara
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
French photojournalist Mathias Depardon was freed and deported on June 9, after a month of captivity without any official charges.
Two Turkish soldiers were gravely injured on June 13 during an operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Genç district of the eastern province of Bingöl, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A lawmaker from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has lost her seat in parliament due to her lack of attendance.
Officials from Turkey and the European Union will meet June 13 in Brussels for a political dialogue meeting to review the current status of issues on their mutual agenda and to discuss ways of moving forward after a period of tension.
Two outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed by Turkish jets after they attempted to infiltrate a military base in the southeastern province of Hakkari, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on June 13.
Amid the Qatar crisis which is straining the entire neighborhood, Turkish politics has become occupied with a son-in-law crisis where the courts are accused of positive discrimination in the case of the relatives of key political figures of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti).
A total of 10,657 militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were “neutralized” in the last two years, according to Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık. He said that with the operations, the PKK has become “unable to carry out attacks.”
A village guard injured during an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on June 11 in the southeastern province of Şırnak has succumbed to his injuries in hospital, Doğan News Agency has reported.
U.S.-backed Syrian forces battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) pushed closer to the Old City in the jihadist stronghold of Raqqa on June 12, a monitor said.
A total of 1,068 militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed in the last nine months, according to Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu.
A music teacher who was killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the southeastern province of Batman was laid to rest in the Osmancık district of the northern Anatolian province of Çorum on June 11
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu harshly criticized Germany, though without mentioning the name of the European Union powerhouse, saying that Turkey is not a country that Berlin can dictate whatever it wants
Turkish security forces seized a large number of weapons and ammunitions belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) in the eastern province of Van on June 11, Doğan News Agency has reported.
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