Category: VERDA ÖZER
Most of the convictions on the ISIL have proven to be false so far, which has urged the West and regional powers to revisit their strategies toward Iraq and Syria
No time has been wasted in the formation of Turkey’s new government with PM Ahmet Davutoğlu at the helm. The newly-minted Cabinet, announced less than 24 hours after the handover ceremony at the presidency, contains only four new names. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has replaced Davutoğlu in the FM seat
Turkey’s new government formed by PM Ahmet Davutoğlu has introduced Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan as the most likely replacer of Beşir Atalay, who has been conducting the Kurdish peace process since 2009
PM-designate Davutoğlu heralds a ‘restoration’ in his planned government to repair '90 years of damage' to the Turkish Republic
Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out sending German combat troops to Iraq and is dismissing suggestions her country could send weapons to the separatist Kurdish PKK movement
Militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) abducted three Chinese workers in the southeastern province of Şırnak late Aug. 24
German magazine Der Spiegel reported last week that the German intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey since 2009.
Öcalan is expected to release a new message on World Peace Day, which Turkey marks on Sept. 1, a HDP official said
The outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) says it played a decisive role in blunting the Islamic militants' sweep through Iraq, which triggered U.S. air strikes to halt their advance.
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
The head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organisation (MIT), Hakan Fidan, met on Aug. 15 with PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan in his island prison, Turkish media reported
Category: MURAT YETKİN
German Ambassador to Ankara Eberhard Pohl was summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry on Aug. 18 following media reports claiming German secret services have been eavesdropping on Turkey for some time
Category: NİLGÜN TEKFİDAN GÜMÜŞ
The West is in alarm because of the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Issues like protecting Yazidis and other minorities are being evaluated
'The right policy is neither Arabist, nor Kurdist but to push for democracy and human rights,' Turkey's former ambassador to Iraq, Murat Özçelik, tells Hürriyet in an interview
Officials suggest Turkey could push the peace process despite latest tensions
Category: NURAY MERT
Those who are very hopeful over the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) election success in the name of democratic prospects in Turkey had less than a week to celebrate before a delegation went to İmralı prison and came back with a message from Abdullah Öcalan.
Iraqi Yazidis who have fled from Islamist brutality are facing health problems in the Iraqi villages
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.
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