Category: MURAT YETKİN
It was interesting to see President Tayyip Erdoğan repeating his “400 deputy” target in Diyarbakır over the weekend in order to secure a new constitution, based on a strong presidency with fewer checks and balances
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) mayors of the southeastern provinces of Batman and Diyarbakır for not greeting him at the airport when he arrived in the area on May 2
Turkish President Erdoğan's speech in a southeastern Turkish province was marred by a protest of workers and local mayors decision to boycott the presidential visit on May 2.
As May Day demonstrations ended throughout Turkey, police have managed to keep the masses away from Istanbul's Taksim Square by taking extraordinary measures, detaining at least 203 people. At least 24 people were injured in Istanbul.
Some 150 kilos of TNT supported by ammonium nitrate were found on May 1 embedded in the Bingöl highway in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
Turkey’s 10th Labor Films Festival opens on May 2 with a ceremony to be held at Istanbul’s Şişli Municipality Kent Culture Center
A Chechen ISIL militant 'cleaned' 19-year-old Dalia with petrol before raping her... Daily Hürriyet interviews ISIL's Yazidi sex slaves in three refugee camps in northern Iraq, publishing their harrowing accounts.
Around one million Turkish Liras has been paid to more than 31,000 individuals in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır for damages they have suffered due to acts of terror since 2004.
A man who was tried on sexual assault allegations against a 70-year-old paralyzed and visually-impaired woman in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has been given a reduced sentence of eight years and four months in jail on the grounds of good conduct abatement
People across Turkey, particularly children, celebrated Sovereignty Day and Children’s Day on April 23, though the deaths of three people in three separate cities and unfavorable weather conditions darkened the festivities
The Armenian Church of Surp Giragos in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir has been awarded the Prize for Cultural Heritage by the European Union
Five workers have been injured at an explosion inside a water transmission tunnel at the Silvan Dam construction project in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Doğan News Agency has reported
A car bombing claimed by ISIL killed three people, including two Turkish citizens, at a Turkish cafetaria outside the U.S. consulate in northern Iraq on April 17.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has forecasted that the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is not likely to hold a congress in the next few months on a decision to lay down their arms, indicating it will not happen before the June 7 parliamentary election.
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has announced his party’s readiness to engage in a joint effort with other parties to issue a joint statement against the European Parliament’s recognition of the 1915 massacre of Ottoman Armenians as genocide.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s call for opposition leaders to review the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) 100-article “2023 New Turkey Contract” and election manifesto has received a bitter response from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
Organized by German Films and the three Goethe-Instituts in Turkey, ‘Kino 2015’ brings the latest examples from new German cinema to Turkey.
A Dutch journalist tried on a charge of disseminating "terrorist propaganda" was acquitted by a Turkish court on April 13
Turkish-Armenian relations are back under the spotlight ahead of the centenary commemorations of 1915 on April 24. Carnegie Endowment scholar Thomas de Waal spoke to HDN about his new book on the subject.
The first major debate heading to the June 7 elections has come in the wake of the first major clash between the Turkish military and outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in over two years.
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