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
The co-leader of HDP has accused the government of one-sided acts that have obstructed a joint statement that could help improve the fate of the Kurdish bid.
A recent thaw between the government and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) that had fostered hopes of progress on the Kurdish issue has given way to renewed pessimism after the prime minister criticized the party for opposing a security draft
The government’s insistence on a controversial security bill will put the Kurdish peace process in danger, the Kurdistan Communities’ Union (KCK) said in a statement on Feb. 15, describing its content as an indication of authoritarianism that does not comply with the objective of democratizing Turkey
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
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.
The Turkish government has publicly declared its demand that the PKK lay down arms on the Nevruz festival, which is marked on March 21
Security black holes around Turkey are getting bigger, yet the government is not vocalizing the threat is becoming more serious, warns an analyst. ‘Being Muslim will not protect Turkey from radicalism,’ says security expert Mete Yarar.
A legislative panel moves to provide the military with a greater legal shield to protect it from court action as part of its dealings with the PKK
Turkey has witnessed yet another huge wave of mass purges in the judiciary, with the government replacing almost 1,000 judges and prosecutors
PM Davutoğlu continued his verbal attacks on the Gülen movement a day after ruling party deputies on a parliamentary commission elected not to send four ex-ministers accused of graft to trial
Deputy PM Akdoğan has released a warning to a leading military leader of the PKK who suggested that if their jailed leader would be able to attend their upcoming party congress, the peace process would achieve its purpose
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
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