The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added new heritage and cultural items in Turkey to its ‘Special Environment Preservation’ list
A group of students gathered at Galatasaray Square to commemorate Aydın Erdem, a 23-year-old protester shot by the police during a demo in Diyarbakır in 2009
DP is planning to raise the pressure on the government to accelarate the peace process efforts, party co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş has said
The Cizre district governorate has refused to give permission for an investigation into a gendarmerie officer's killing of a baby with a gas grenade
Category: ANKARA WHISPERS
The March 2014 local elections hold historical significance for four political parties represented in the Parliament
The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş has remarkably praised the leadership of Iraq’s Kurdish President Jalal Talabani
Category: BLIND SPOT
How many more millions of euros in fines is Turkey going to pay, I wonder, before it teaches its officials what the right to life means or why inhuman treatment is prohibited?
Selahattin Demirtaş described the latest row as a 'fight for power'
'Prisoners were transferred to prisons in western cities after a group of prisoners escaped from Bingöl prison ; one of them being the killer of my son,' AKP's Diyarbakır lawmaker Oya Eronat said
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
The Atlantic Council summit that gathers representatives of the energy community active in this part of the world took place last week in İstanbul, just as it did last year around this time.
Foreigners were the target of racially-charged remarks from an Istanbul municipality official, who made the remarks in defense of a municipality practice of selling urban transformation apartments to foreigners of the area.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is expected to announce in the coming days the names that will run for office in the local elections; after that, he will reshuffle the Cabinet.
Exploration into the antiquity of Siirt’s Cattepe village in Turkey’s southeast have provided for valuable glimpses into the area’s colorful historical fabric
The initiative for Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani’s recent visit to Diyarbakır came from Barzani himself
The governor of the southeastern province of Batman has denied a report by The Economist which quoted him as saying that Iran was using Hizbullah against Turkey.
The co-leader of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) Saleh Muslim said they have not held talks with Turkish officials in the recent period
Category: YUSUF KANLI
As was expected, Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek announced the special parliamentary commission
Turkey and Iraq will open two new border gates that would soothe congestion at current gates
No CHP-HDP alliance for Istanbul mayoralty on the agenda in the upcoming local elections, a senior main opposition official told HDN denying speculations
Arınç said a public appeal to Erdoğan to clarify the latter's statement regarding the government’s plans on mixed-sex accommodation had been met