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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Residents seeking to return to their normal daily lives in southeastern Diyarbakır province’s “devastated” Sur district, which has been the scene of weeks-long military operations against militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), will have to wait five or six years, Turkey’s main opposition party has said
Claims that plans have been made for the closure of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) have further heated up Turkish politics, already tense over the fate of the Kurdish peace process
The government should end its patronizing attitude toward the HDP, a leading member of the party has stated, while PM Davutoğlu called on the HDP 'to act like a real political party'
The party is chaired by İdris Bal, known for his closeness to the movement of US-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen
Bülent Arınç has denied that the Turkish Armed Forces has been excluded from the Turkish government’s peace process
The quarrel between the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) over the Kurdish peace process continues to roil Ankara politics
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused the international media of waging a “psychological war” against Turkey, also slamming certain local media outlets for collaborating in this campaign.
Main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has retracted his claim that Ak Saray, the new presidential palace, was unlicensed
Although Turkey’s view of the battle over the Syrian border town of Kobane is extremely clear, it is not possible to say the same for U.S. officials in Washington, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has maintained
The promotion of the Kurdish fighters for their battle against jihadists in the Syrian border town of Kobane is actually meant to lay the ground for the establishment of an independent Kurdista
'This cad keeps smoking even after the president tells him not to,' Erdoğan furiously said
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