Both the government and the HDP have simultaneously announced that the stalled peace process has entered 'a new phase,”' with the latter emphasizing that the jailed PKK leader will assume a more central role in the new phase
The continued rule of the AKP endangers the existence of Turkey as a country and will lead to a chaos, HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has argued
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The frequency of ups and downs in the talks between Ahmet Davutoğlu’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) government and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), aiming for a possible political settlement of the Kurdish problem, is on rise.
Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan has ruled out any discussion with the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on prospects of 'autonomy' as part of the peace process
The recognition of 'autonomy' is part of a 'draft negotiation framework' drawn up by the jailed leader of the PKK in an effort to foster a substantial reconciliation process, the HDP says
PM Davutoğlu declares that HDP co-chair Demirtaş will be responsible for any violence in protests against a controversial new security package
The 10 percent election threshold in Turkey is the highest such threshold in the world
Many media outlets claimed that ISIL launched its first attack from Turkey on Nov. 29. But is this so? Two fresh statements seem to draw a new picture
Kılıçdaroğlu has urged the gov't to put the process on a legitimate track that does not involve Öcalan as a counterpart
Some 18 police officers, who were detained on Oct. 28 in an investigation into the illegal wiretapping of 123 people in Mersin, were released on the condition of legal control on Oct. 31
Twenty-three police officers were detained Oct. 28 in an investigation into the illegal wiretapping of 123 people in the Mediterranean Turkish province of Mersin.
Arınç said members of the secretariat will not be the same as the members of the parliamentary delegations that visited Abdullah Öcalan in his prison on İmrali Island
A secretariat will soon be provided for the jailed leader of the PKK to help in advancing the stalled peace process, a leading deputy of the Peoples’ Democratic Party has announced
Turkey on Oct. 21 launched a new operation to arrest top police officers suspected of involvement in illegal eavesdropping on senior officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
There are two paths standing in front of Turkey’s region – the integration of people or painful clashes – Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu says
There might be widespread concern over the sustainability of the peace process, but the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has expressed its confidence
'We will make them pay dearly' Turkish President Erdoğan vowed in a speech in eastern Turkey’s Bayburt yesterday. 'Like they paid for what they did in Bingöl, they will pay more in future,' he said.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu took a risky step when asking Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to use his influence over his followers to stop the violence
The idea of asking for the assistance of Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned leader of the PKK, began to become clear in the minds of Turkish officials in morning hours of Oct. 8
The Peoples’ Democratic Party has demanded that the Kurdish Communities Union make a call for restraint and calm, as the violent tension continues to simmer across Turkey
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