French President Francois Hollande and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are among the leaders who have been invited to this year’s Nevruz celebrations in Diyarbakır
According to Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, the controversial domestic security bill is actually a measure which will facilitate progress in the peace bid
Officials from the HDP herald amendments to the government’s contentious new security bill, amid a call from jailed PKK leader Öcalan to discuss disarmament in a spring conference
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The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is boasting around that it will enter the upcoming June elections as a political party and produce over 60 deputies, thereby becoming the “king-maker” in the Turkish parliament.
A non-commissioned officer has been arrested in the southern Turkish province of Hatay for informing the gendarmerie about trucks belonging to the Turkish intelligence, which were stopped and searched by soldiers two years ago.
In collaboration with the Amsterdam Rast Theater, a performance in Kurdish of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” produced by the Diyarbakır City Theater in the eastern province of Van, has recently drawn great interest among locals
HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş and HDP Deputy Parliamentary Group Chair Pervin Buldan will be exempt from a rule in the party’s internal regulation that limits deputies to two consecutive terms in parliament
Turkish authorities have launched a nationwide sweep targeting suspects accused of wiretapping top officials including Erdoğan
Turkey’s military would not have been able to relocate the Tomb of Süleyman Şah without the blessings of Rojava’s Kobane canton, a senior executive of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has indicated.
Turkey informs the international coalition of its Şah Fırat evacuation operation right after the start of the military mobility
Security forces have seized two sets of bombing equipment and explosives in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s Suruç district across from Kobane in the past two days following a Feb. 13 bomb attack, daily Milliyet quoted sources as saying on Feb. 20
A senior official from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has said a fresh debate about a controversial security bill – which was seasoned with a fistfight in parliament – has begun hampering efforts to solve the Kurdish issue.
PM Davutoğlu has threatened oppositional parties over their criticism of a controversial security bill, saying people will defend their own neighborhoods and cities against those who 'support the use of Molotov cocktails'
Around 15,000 people marched in the southern province of Mersin on Feb. 18 to protest the brutal murder of Özgecan Aslan
A 19-year-old man, identified only by the initials İ.K., has been convicted of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old Japanese tourist on the Diyarbakır-Muş highway in southeastern Turkey, but has had his sentence postponed for “good conduct.”
The most critical stage in hectic talks between the government and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on the resolution process, which has recently gained visible momentum, has arrived
A new center established within Diyarbakır’s Dicle University will provide academic support to the restoration and protection methods of historical structures in the region. The historical walls of the city are the first to be dealt with
Turkey’s outgoing intelligence chief is a joint lawmaker candidate of the ruling party, PKK and HDP, MHP leader Bahçeli has said
Hakan Fidan, head of Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT), has submitted his resignation to run in June 7 general elections. He could become the new foreign minister if he is elected. 'If a person who is assigned as Superman enters the parliament, I consider it a waste," Deputy PM Arınç said.
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There are only three-and-a-half months until the general elections in Turkey: The strategic importance of a city is increasing.
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