A group of protestors carrying posters of Diyarbakır Bar Association’s former head who was killed in an armed clash in Nov. 2015 took the stage and held a brief demonstration while the Istanbul Bar Association head Ümit Kocasakal was delivering a speech during a general assembly
A 97-year-old woman in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır claims to have had 450 grandchildren from her past three marriages, while her relatives say she is 130 years old.
Some 33 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have been neutralized in an ongoing operation in the southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish Armed Forces stated on Oct. 21.
After much insistence, Turkey secures permission to send war jets to participate in the mission to seize Mosul
Turkish police on Oct. 19 fatally shot an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant who was believed to be planning a suicide bomb attack in the capital.
Two village guards were killed in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Oct. 19
At least 56 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were “neutralized,” including 45 who were killed, across Turkey between Oct. 10 and 17, while 19 planned attacks were thwarted, the Interior Ministry has stated.
Nine Turkish Air Force jet pilots who were detained and then released as part of probes against Gülenists were re-assigned and are participating in aerial operations after the military said it was experiencing a personnel deficit due to major suspensions in the institution.
Three soldiers were killed after the outlawed PKK detonated an explosive during the passage of a military vehicle at the 25th kilometer of the Mardin-Diyarbakır highway in the Sultan Şehmus area in Mardin
A total of nine bomb-laden vehicles belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been destroyed over the past week during operations conducted in the country’s eastern and southeastern regions, the Turkish General Staff has said in a statement.
Prosecutors in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır have demanded an aggravated life term and 472 years in jail for a 27-year-old outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant who was caught on May 4 on a bus arriving in Istanbul from Diyarbakır to allegedly carry out an attack in the city.
Helicopters destroyed three bomb-loaded cars in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Oct. 11 and 12
A parliamentary commission on Turkey’s thwarted July 15 military coup attempt is set to hear the opinions of prominent figures including President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s brother-in-law, Ziya İlgen, from whom Erdoğan said he first learned about the coup attempt
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
It was not centuries ago. It was not years ago. It was only 16 months ago that this society managed to open the door for a possible coalition government.
The co-chairs of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) have condemned the killing of local politicians from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Southeast Anatolia.
A ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) politician was killed by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Dicle district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Oct. 11, marking the second such killing by the group in two days
Police detained 55 members of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and its local affiliate the Democratic Regions Party (DBP), including senior officials, in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır early on Oct. 11.
Two outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed and five were detained in the Cizre district of the southeastern province of Şırnak in an armed clash with police officers, who were raiding a house on Oct. 11 after receiving intelligence that militants were preparing a suicide bomb attack.
Turkey was again in mourning for the victims of attacks by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Oct. 10, as the funerals of the fallen soldiers and civilians took place in provinces across the country
Drugs worth 25 million Turkish Liras were seized in an Oct. 7 operation in Istanbul, with police confiscating 1.1 tons of the chemically modified cannabis-based drug “skunk.”
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