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The Turkish Parliament passed a stripped down version of the government’s controversial domestic security bill on March 27, after another fractious 16-hour debate.
Since the dawn of time every Muslim is a Turk in the eyes of the West, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has claimed
Discussions between parties involved in Turkey’s Kurdish peace process accelerated in the run-up to Nevruz, March 21, which the government has highlighted as a potential milestone for the bid ahead of June 7 parliamentary elections
Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is the only person who can persuade the militants to lay down their arms, a senior PKK leader in the Kandil Mountains said in an interview
ANKARA - Agence France-Presse
The Turkish government has unexpectedly taken its controversial homeland security bill out of parliament and sent it back to a committee for further revision in a possible concession to the opposition, the official Anatolia news agency reported on March 13
DİYARBAKIR - Doğan News Agency
A much-anticipated letter from jailed outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan that will be read out during Nevruz celebrations in Diyarbakır will be “historic,” according to Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Istanbul deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder
Former President Abdullah Gül confirmed on March 13 that he would not run for parliament at the upcoming general election in June, putting an end to debates about his short-term political future.
A five-member delegation will meet Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on İmralı Island
There is no legal obstacle preventing the head of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) from sending a visual Nevruz message to festivities in Diyarbakır on March 21, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said
Hakan Fidan’s decision to return to his former position as head of Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT) is “felicitous,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has called on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to voice his justification for why he did not find the country’s top intelligence official’s transition to the political stage appropriate
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