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 jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is the appropriate person to call on militants of his organization to lay down arms, Demirtaş has said
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has warned his party’s members not to abandon ballot boxes until official results are announced
Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder has said his party represents a historic chance in the upcoming general elections for the country to live together in harmony
Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan has said the Kurdish peace process could come to an end if the Kurdish-oriented Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) passes the 10 percent threshold during the upcoming general elections.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is isolating the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Öcalan, putting the peace process at grave risk, according to a delegation that recently applied to visit Öcalan
A group of politicians known as the “İmralı delegation” headed to the Kandil mountains in northern Iraq early May 18 to meet with senior leaders from the outlawed Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK)
The Turkish Constitutional Court has decided that the five-year sentence handed down to three local politicians who campaigned in Kurdish back in 2009 was unjust, ruling a retrial of the suspects
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has said Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş is under the direct “tutelage” of Cemil Bayık, a senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
An award-winning journalist was briefly detained on April 15 in a case stemming from one of her recent reports that allegedly “slandered” someone, according to Turkish media
A senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has extended his apology to Germany for the organization’s violent actions in the country during the 1990s, adding they did not want to fight with Turkey anymore.
A senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has said the group aims to solve the Kurdish issue politically rather than militarily, and is waiting for “solid steps” from the government in order to end the armed struggle.
KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has voiced his support for Turkey’s ongoing Kurdish peace process, speaking after a meeting with a visiting delegation from HDP in Arbil
Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is the only person who can persuade the militants to lay down their arms, a senior PKK leader in the Kandil Mountains said in an interview
A five-member delegation will meet Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on İmralı Island
Discussions between parties involved in Turkey’s Kurdish peace process accelerated in the run-up to Nevruz, March 21, which the government has highlighted as a potential milestone for the bid ahead of June 7 parliamentary elections
The AKP predicts that this Nevruz will be watershed in bringing peace to Turkey
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Yaşar Kemal, one of the monumental personalities of Turkey’s recent history, an outstanding journalist and definitely the last grand master of Turkish literature, has walked to oblivion at the age of 91. He passed on a day when news reached news rooms around the country that the imprisoned leader of the separatist Kurdish terrorists had called his gang to convene a congress to decide to lay down arms
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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