Indictments regarding the jailed co-leaders of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) have been completed, with the prosecutor seeking up to 142 years in jail for Selahattin Demirtaş and up to 83 years in jail for Figen Yüksekdağ.
Three people were detained in conneciton to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bomb attack in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, as the death toll of the Jan. 16 attack rose to four.
Four police officers were killed and two others were injured on Jan. 16 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bomb attack targeting an armored police vehicle in the Sur district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır
Authors Simon Waldman and Emre Çalışkan talk to HDN about their newly published book ‘The New Turkey and its Discontents’
The total number of the "neutralized" militants in northern Syria since the ongoing Turkey-led Operation Euphrates Shield was launched last Aug., is at least 2,085, according to the latest data of the Turkish military
Some 20 suspects were arrested on Jan. 13 over their alleged role in the December 2016 car bomb attack targeting a military bus carrying soldiers and claiming 14 lives in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri.
A prosecutor in the southeastern Turkish province of Şırnak has sought an aggravated life sentence for Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ferhat Encü over “attempting to kill a public official due to the public duty he is carrying out.”
The investigations into the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, are producing “interesting developments,” according to Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu
Four soldiers have been detained regarding the case of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) suicide attack in the Central Anatolian province of Kayseri on Dec. 17, 2016, which claimed the lives of a total of 14 soldiers and wounded 55 others
An outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant who aimed to assassinate a district governor in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has been killed by security forces in clashes that erupted during a security operation targeting a house in the Yenişehir district
Turkey could benefit from the new US administration’s economic and strategic policies, provided that Ankara prioritizes relations with the EU and upholds secularism, economist Fatih Keresteci tells the Hürriyet Daily News. With the possible canceling of the trade deal between the US and the EU, Turkey’s importance as an economic market will increase, he adds
The trustee that was appointed to the Kayapınar Municipality in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır removed a monument that was constructed after the Uludere incident
The jailed co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has said he is not “a manager, member, spokesperson or a sympathizer” of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in testimony in a case against him for allegedly “insulting” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
A documentary prepared jointly by TRT, the Diyarbakır Governor’s Office and the Turkish Development Ministry has claimed that the ancient statues in the world’s oldest-known temple were constructed by the Prophet Abraham’s father, Terah
Five senior figures of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been apprehended as part of efforts targeting the activities of the PKK and the outlawed Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), the Turkish Interior Ministry said on Dec. 30, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
A court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır ordered the arrest of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy head Aysel Tuğluk late on Dec. 28, two days after her detention in Ankara
Category: YUSUF KANLI
As Operation Euphrates Shield turns into Turkey’s full-fledged war in Syria – rather than the initially intended role to provide aerial and land bombardment support to the “moderate Islamist” Free Syrian Army (FSA) – Turkey’s loses and reactions started to increase.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
A Hürriyet Daily News reader from Santa Barbara has written me a detailed and lengthy letter that actually echoes similar letters from other parts of the world.
Category: FARUK BİLDİRİCİ
Journalists’ reflexes override fear. While people run away from bullets, journalists deliberately head toward the place where the bullets are coming from.
Police on Dec. 26 detained Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy head, Aysel Tuğluk, in Ankara, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
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