The 39th committee session of UNESCO started June 28 in Bonn. Diyarbakır’s Hevsel Gardens and historic city walls are among the sites bidding for World Heritage status
Around 250 Yazidis who left a refugee camp in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır to go to Bulgaria have been sent to a camp in Mardin, another southeastern province, after they were caught close to a border gate in the country’s northwest
Having taken oaths last week, Turkey’s newly elected deputies will gather on June 30 at a plenary session for checking the first item on their checklist: electing one member of Turkey’s 25th term of parliament as its speaker for the next two years
Category: BLIND SPOT
There are no white Turks; there are no black Turks either. There are people who call themselves “black Turks” thinking they are making sense. They are only trying to make you feel sorry for them. They use that sentiment to oppress all of us
Two top army personnel were each ordered to pay 3,000 Turkish Lira ($1,100) fines by a Diyarbakır military court on June 26 on the charge of “abuse of power by negligence on duty” after a man lost his right hand after a military bomb exploded eight years ago
Category: İSMET BERKAN
Overseas voting first took place in the presidential election last year, but there were too many problems
A 19-year-old Turkish talent show contestant is out of a coma and communicating after she was shot in the head in an attack that shocked the country, doctors said on June 23.
Turkish police have launched a wave of operations in five provinces, detaining 10 people alleged to have been members of a group affiliated with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
As tensions between Islamist and secular groups spike in southeastern Anatolia, scholar Mustafa Gürbüz speaks to HDN about the past, present and future of Kurdish Hizbullah
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has announced that it is ready to back a so-called grand coalition government that would be formed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) on the condition that the coalition embraces their party’s principles, too
The chronology of how a youngster in southeastern Turkey was recruited by ISIL to bomb a HDP rally in Diyarbakır earlier this month either exposes a huge security vulnerability within Turkish law enforcement or 'malice'
Two people who were working as pollsters for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) were stabbed by unknown assailants on June 15, close to the party’s headquarters in Ankara
The presidency’s discretionary fund spending more than doubled in May compared to the previous month, suggesting that the fund was used to cover President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s controversial rallies before the June 7 general election, daily Cumhuriyet reported on June 16.
‘We have created awareness about election security. Political parties were better organized in this election,’ says the head of Vote and Beyond, an association whose 56,000 volunteers successfully monitored Turkey’s recent general election
The father of the suspect arrested over the charge of leading the twin blasts at the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) rally in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has spoken out on how his son had been deceived to join the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), news website Radikal reported on June 15.
Fourteen people have been arrested June 14 in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır, over the killings of four people in clashes on June 9 between rival Kurdish groups.
Category: Ana sayfa manset
The death toll from an attack on a rally of Turkey’s Kurdish problem-focused People’s Democratic Party (HDP) rose to four on June 13, when a 65-year-old died from his wounds.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Do you know why the ruling party had a serious loss of votes in the elections?
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said he fears that forces linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are awaiting an order to stage attacks across Turkey, adding that some forces wanted to create an environment of chaos in Turkey
The winners of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards 2015 were celebrated during a high-profile event at Oslo City Hall on June 11
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