Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
“We have seen policemen who beat us with batons because we were ‘stepping on their shadow.’
The doctor of 19-year-old singing contestant Mutlu Kaya, who was shot in the head allegedly over her decision to join the singing competition, has stated the young woman’s health condition was improving.
Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan has said the Kurdish peace process could come to an end if the Kurdish-oriented Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) passes the 10 percent threshold during the upcoming general elections.
“The gendarmerie used to raid the village during elections, put pressure on us. They are all past now, sir. They are history
The boyfriend of the 19-year-old woman who was recently shot in the head in southeastern Turkey, allegedly over her decision to join a singing contest on TV, has been arrested by police, though he has claimed innocence
Dozens of Turkish football fans clashed with police on May 18 after disputing the decision of the referee to award a penalty in a crucial lower-tier league game in the southeast of the country
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is isolating the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Öcalan, putting the peace process at grave risk, according to a delegation that recently applied to visit Öcalan
The boyfriend of the 19-year-old woman who was recently shot in the head in southeastern Turkey, allegedly over her decision to join a singing contest on TV, has been arrested by police, though he has claimed innocence.
Turkey has placed under arrest the powerful former police chief of the southeastern city of Diyarbakır and nine others as part of a case into eavesdropping of top officials.
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
If you think you can be at home or at your office in peace, you are wrong. No such thing is possible anymore; the police can be at your door at any moment, just for you to know.
A Turkish citizen, who died in Syria’s Kobane last February while fighting against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadists, was sentenced to 19 years in jail for previously being involved in the murder of two people
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chairman Selahattin Demirtaş has disclosed the details of a mistaken police raid into his home over a fuel smuggling report, stressing the fear his family felt over the scuffle
The Turkish Constitutional Court has decided that the five-year sentence handed down to three local politicians who campaigned in Kurdish back in 2009 was unjust, ruling a retrial of the suspects
Police in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır have mistakenly raided the apartment of the Kurdish problem-focused People's Democratic Party Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş, citing misleading information regarding a smuggling case from an anonymous informer
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Late in the summer of 1977, General Kenan Evren was set to retire from the command of Turkey’s Aegean Army due to the age limit. But a series of unfortunate events changed both his fate and that of the nation in May and June that year.
Just one month before Turkey’s June 7 parliamentary election, the Supreme Election Board (YSK) has rejected an appeal from the HDP, which requested the body to warn the office of the presidency about “holding the election in line with principle of impartialness.”
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.
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