Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
One of the issues that the National Security Council (MGK), Turkey’s top security board, discussed at its meeting earlier this week focused on the measures to be taken for the early elections set for Nov. 1.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
Lately, we all have been wondering if the peace process in Turkey is over or still on. Only when President Erdoğan said two weeks ago that the process is “in the fridge,” it became clear that it is on “stand by” mode.
Meanwhile, Turkish PM Davutoğlu has called his Iraqi counterpart and a commission of three Turkish MPs established by the parliamentary group of the CHP has flown to Baghdad
At least two people were killed on Sept. 5 in separate attacks by PKK militants in Turkey's eastern provinces, official security sources have said. Miran Kaya, a district official from the AKP, was wounded in one of the attacks
Kurdish problem-focused Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has filed a petition to Turkey's top election body regarding electoral security, as Republican People's Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu dismissed claims of postponement of the early elections scheduled for Nov. 1.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Turkey has gained notoriety for being unpredictable. Not always.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
What kind of “self-rule” will the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) establish in the event that it gets hold of a certain geography?
The kidnapping of 18 Turkish workers in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad was not the work of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioğlu said on Sept. 3.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had a phone conversation with his French counterpart, François Hollande, late Sept. 3 to discuss the ongoing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea amid the latter’s strong criticisms against European leaders for not doing enough to handle the problem
Escalating violence hit investments and the tourism sector in Turkey’s eastern and southeastern regions.
A specialized sergeant was reportedly saved from outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Şırnak with the efforts of locals nearby.
Aydın Doğan, the founder and honorary chairman of Doğan Holding, has condemned recent terror attacks and urged “every one of us to show sensibility.”
One civilian and one police officer were killed and three were wounded in separate attacks in Turkey’s eastern provinces on Sept. 4, official security sources have said
Two VICE News journalists who were released from prison on Sept. 3 after being arrested in Turkey’s southeast will be deported from the country
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has little love lost for Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who he sees as a dictator that ousted the country’s democratically elected president in a military coup, and went on to stage-manage an election to give himself the appearance of being a democratic leader.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
I will start this article with a highly risky and ambitious sentence.
Four police officers were killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the southeastern province of Mardin on Sept. 3
American aircraft will remain at Turkey’s İncirlik airbase as long as required in the struggle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the top U.S. diplomat in Ankara has said
Two VICE News journalists arrested earlier this week in Turkey’s southeast have been released, a Turkish gov't source told the HDN
The government should resign unless it can ensure safe elections, the leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has stated during a press conference at the Journalist Association in the southeastern province of Gaziantep
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