The padlocks on the primary schools that were to provide education in Kurdish in southeastern Turkey were removed, while some public schools were attacked with Molotov Cocktails in response to the initial locks.
Schools have come under attack in southeastern Turkey, where the Kurdish issue continues to be a burning subject despite the ongoing peace process
Some in the east of Turkey began their education in gardens after the authorities deemed several schools planning to offer education in the Kurdish language 'illegal'
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held talks in Ankara on Sept. 12 to shape the strategy in the fight against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, as Turkey reiterated its readiness for 'merely humanitarian assistance' in the region, instead of getting involved in combat operations
A group of 20 graduates began a hunger strike 18 days ago, demanding their appointments as Kurdish teachers
Turkish police have reopened an investigation into Ömer Güney, the prime suspect in the killings of three Kurdish women in Paris in 2013
Five out of 10 children who were allegedly kidnapped by members of the PKK have returned to their homes in Muş, the governor said
Category: AHMET HAKAN
Venice Festival's audience liked the film. There was a long applause after it ended. An Armenian woman sitting next to me could not stop crying throughout the movie
An F-16 fighter aircraft belonging to the Turkish Air Force crashed today on landing in the southeast of the country
The number of refugees from Iraq's Yazidi religious minority who have fled to Turkey from the advance of jihadists has risen to 16,000 and may rise further, a top provincial official said
Two police officers have been killed in separate gun attacks one day after the other in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
Militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) abducted three Chinese workers in the southeastern province of Şırnak late Aug. 24
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
While assessing the presidential elections that took place Aug. 10, the most surprising results came from the front of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) candidate Selahattin Demirtaş.
Öcalan is expected to release a new message on World Peace Day, which Turkey marks on Sept. 1, a HDP official said
Interior Minister Efkan Ala said that the rumors aimed at incriminating the state were actually the brainchild of those who want to torpedo the resolution process.
The removal of PKK members' statue has triggered clashes in southeastern Turkey, with protesters targeting busts of Atatürk
One soldier has been killed and another has been injured in an ambush set by PKK militants near the Iranian border in the eastern province of Van
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Thirty years ago, on Aug. 15, 1984, at around 21:30 p.m., militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) infiltrated from Iraq and raided the Turkish border towns of Eruh and Şemdinli.
A group describing itself as the public order unit of PKK's youth organization has staged an 'operation against drug use' raiding cafes in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır
A Diyarbakır court has ruled for the demolition of a statue of Mahsum Korkmaz, one of the founders of PKK
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