A plainclothes police officer has been captured on camera pressing his gun to the head of a journalist in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır who was filming police operations.
A local court in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır has fined the Ministry of Defense a total of 548,000 Turkish Liras for pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages to a victim, who died in custody allegedly due to torture.
Around 5,000 trucks could not find a job due to the escalating violence in Turkey’s east due to clashes between the outlawed PKK and Turkish security forces, with the growing possibility of furloughing drivers, according to Turkish Transporters’ Association (TND) head Erol Özçelik, as reported by Turkish daily Dünya
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has branded the Supreme Election Board (YSK) wrong after it rejected calls for the relocation of ballot boxes in several eastern and southeastern districts.
Two soldiers have been abducted by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in eastern Turkey amid the upsurge in violence in recent months, which has seen scores of security personnel and civilians killed in attacks.
Turkey's YSK has rejected calls for relocation of ballot boxes in several districs in Nov. 1 polls. 'This decision by the YSK violates both the laws and the reality,' AKP's representative in the YSK said
As expected from a city founded by Amazons, the women of İzmir are fighting violence against women through art, theater and a strong determination to take offenders to court.
A Turkish soldier was killed in an attack launched by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Mardin on Oct. 1, while a police officer previously injured in a PKK attack succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Ankara
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We are watching with astonishment how those people who sat down to negotiate with a 31-year-old terror organization left the table without taking the necessary precautions and, instead of taking responsibility for what followed afterward, are trying to get away by declaring anybody randomly as a “supporter” of the outlawed PKK.
A total of four soldiers and one special operation policeman were killed in separate attacks by the outlawed PKK in the southeastern provinces, with one succumbing to his injuries Oct. 1 at a military hospital
The co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has called on other political parties to coordinate efforts to secure the Nov. 1 elections in constituencies in eastern and southeastern Anatolia, rather than leave the matter to the security forces.
Turkey’s education system continues to discriminate against ethnic and religious minorities, reinforcing an exclusionist definition of “Turkishness,” a joint report by the History Foundation and the Turkey branch of the Minority Rights Group has stated
The decision to move ballot boxes to other districts in some of Turkey’s eastern and southeastern provinces due to security concerns ahead of the Nov. 1 elections has continued to spark debate in the political arena
U.S. aircraft and about 300 Air Force troops have begun arriving at a military base in Turkey to provide search and rescue capabilities for the fighting in Iraq and Syria.
Turkey’s interim government and opposition parties are at odds on the prospect of moving polling stations in the upcoming Nov. 1 snap election, with the main opposition party leader saying such a step would make the results “shady,” raising questions over “the presence of the state” in certain places.
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Following the ruling not to prosecute in the investigation concerning the incident that resulted with the death of 34 citizens at Uludere, the families of the victims filed an objection to the Air Force Command Military Court
Over 30 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed in cross-border airstrikes, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said during an 11th gathering with a large group of muhtars at the presidential palace
Turkey’s Press Council has lambasted the detainment of 32 journalists in a building in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, where a news agency and a Kurdish publishing newspaper is located, saying that loutish attitudes towards journalists should be brought to an end
A total of five soldiers were wounded on Sept. 28 in a bomb attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern province of Bitlis, Doğan News Agency reported
An 8-year-old girl was killed and five other people were injured during a curfew in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır’s Bismil district
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