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A jailed Kurdish leader could sway Turkey's elections

The Economist - 2018-06-12 19:09
Demirtas: in jail, but on the campaign trail HUNDREDS of new apartment blocks are rising from the rubble of Nusaybin, a city in Turkey’s Kurdish south-east. The government is doing its best to concrete over the devastation. But traces of the horrific cla ...

Turkey’s Erdogan seeks to sway voters in Kurdish heartland

E-Kurd - 2018-06-04 15:59
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday sought to persuade voters in the heartland of Turkey’s Kurdish minority to vote for him in June 24 polls, arguing his party had done the most to rebuild the area ...

Turkey reports likely assassination plot on Erdogan's life

Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-20 07:38
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seen surrounded by his security detail, and gendarmerie during a visit to the site of a mine collapse that killed over 300 workers in Soma, Manisa, Turkey, May 15, 2014. (Photo: Associated Press) ...

Nephew of Turkey’s intelligence service head joins PKK

Waar Media - 2018-05-19 11:42
WAAR-DUHOK: Pro-Kurdish media outlets reported on Friday that a nephew of Hakan Fidan, the head of Turkey’s National Intelligence Organisation (MİT), has been fighting against the Turkish military from the ranks of an armed Kurdish group HPG, which is af ...

UK PM May warns Turkey's Erdogan not to lose sight of democratic values

Reuters - 2018-05-16 01:40
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan not to go too far in his crackdown on those believed to be behind a failed 2016 coup attempt, speaking after a meeting in London marked by human rights protes ...

Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas to challenge Erdogan in polls

E-Kurd - 2018-05-03 04:32
ANKARA,— Turkey’s main Kurdish party on Wednesday said its charismatic former leader Selahattin Demirtas would challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in polls next month even though he is currently jailed. The announcement added new intrigue to the cam ...