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Extradite Kurdish terrorists, Turkey’s president tells Theresa May | BT

Extradite Kurdish terrorists, Turkey’s president tells Theresa May | BT

BT - 2018-05-16 20:09

Extradite Kurdish terrorists, Turkey’s president tells Theresa May | BT - BT

Abadi calls Turkey’s claims of military operations in Qandil, Shingal ‘electoral propaganda’

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-12 22:02
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said an operation against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has begun in Qandil on the Iraq-Iran border as well as the Yezidi-Kurdish region of Shingal. (Photo: Al-Araby) ...

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 ...

Kurdish forces continue to attack Turkey's forces in Afrin

The Region - 2018-06-02 20:11
Kurdish forces continue to attack Turkey's forces in Afrin ...

US experts call Turkey's jailing of Western nationals 'hostage diplomacy'

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-01 00:56
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) meets Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Yildiz Palace State apartments during her visit in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 18, 2015. (Photo: Anadolu Agency) ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP politician Idris Baluken sentenced to over 16 years in prison

E-Kurd - 2018-05-23 18:40
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— 16 year and 8-month prison sentence given to the Kurdish Amed MP of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and Batman MP candidate Idris Baluken for June 24 elections, has been upheld, Firat news agency ANF reporte ...

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 ...

British Prime Minister May warns Turkey’s Erdoğan on human rights violations

Waar Media - 2018-05-16 13:41
WAAR-DUHOK: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan not to go too far in his crackdown on those believed to be behind a controversial coup attempt on July 15, 2016, speaking after a meeting in London marked b ...

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 president: Short term victory, long term trouble – People's World

Peoplesworld - 2018-05-15 20:34

Protests in London as Turkish president meets Theresa May | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-05-15 15:48

Turkey’s President: Short Term Victory, Long Term Trouble

Intpolicydigest - 2018-05-15 08:46

Turkey's president blames US for returning world to 'dark days' | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2018-05-14 15:42

The Euphrates: Turkey's tool of destabilisation of Rojava

The Region - 2018-05-12 22:27
The Euphrates: Turkey's tool of destabilisation of Rojava ...

In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, a battle for homes and votes

The Region - 2018-05-07 22:10
In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, a battle for homes and votes ...

Jailed former head of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition says fair election impossible

Reuters - 2018-05-05 16:24
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's Kurdish opposition presidential candidate, who is challenging President Tayyip Erdogan from behind prison bars, said a fair vote in next month's election was impossible under the state of emergency. ...

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 ...

Turkey's Kurdish Question: Teacher saying 'don’t let children die' goes to prison

The Region - 2018-04-18 17:12
Turkey's Kurdish Question: Teacher saying 'don’t let children die' goes to prison ...