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100 years after genocide, Armenians in Turkey revive their identity | Public Radio International

100 years after genocide, Armenians in Turkey revive their identity | Public Radio International

PRI - 2019-04-23 18:44

100 years after genocide, Armenians in Turkey revive their identity | Public Radio International - PRI

Yazidi women still fear ISIS months after their defeat | Public Radio International

PRI - 2019-05-22 06:24

Abdul-Mahdi Lands in Turkey

BAS News - 2019-05-15 20:08
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has arrived in Turkey to discuss several regional and international issues with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported on Wednesday. Abdul-Mahdi was received by Erdogan in an official ceremony at the presid ...

Kurdish hunger strikes for Ocalan to continue in Turkey: KCK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Kurdish hunger strikes are set to continue in Turkey’s prisons and internationally as part of a struggle by the “whole of humanity” against the continued isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. A statement from th ...

Hunger strikers in prison: We'll take back what they took from us

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
In Turkey and Kurdistan prisoners have gone on indefinite hunger strike on 1 March. Over 7,000 prisoners are fasting and they are suffering continue harassment and attacks. ...

Nine detained in Turkey after attack on Opposition Leader

Nation - 2019-04-26 01:33

Armenians in northern Syria establish armed force

Rûdaw - 2019-04-25 01:39
'The children of genocide started to defend themselves,' said the brigade ...

Victims of Armenian Genocide remembered in Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-04-24 14:59
Victims of Armenian Genocide have been commemorated in Qamishlo, Rojava. ...

Arrests after attack on main opposition leader in Turkey | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-04-22 14:06

How women who’ve left Turkey are helping those left behind | Public Radio International

PRI - 2019-04-22 06:09

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, investigating Khashoggi link

Reuters - 2019-04-19 17:43
Turkey has arrested two suspects who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and is investigating whether the arrival in Turkey of one of them was related to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Turkish offi ...

Hunger striker Özkan Özdemir continues his action in Paris

ANF - 2019-04-19 10:14
ICOR representative said that they support the hunger strike undertaken in Turkey and Kurdistan as it is their duty to show solidarity with the Kurdish activists. ...

Turkey banned Nuce Ciwan News Agency for 27th time

ANF - 2019-04-18 15:23
Nuce Ciwan News Agency has been banned for the 27th time in Turkey as part of the censorship attacks by the Turkish state. ...

Notre Dame evokes humanity’s other losses in Mideast

Waar Media - 2019-04-18 11:39
WAAR_DUHOK Monday’s blaze at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral brings to mind other historic landmarks and treasures humanity has lost in recent years during civil wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. While Notre Dame’s roof and steeple fell victim to an acci ...

Kurdish Women's Movement paid tribute to Emiliano Zapata

ANF - 2019-04-14 12:41
Kurdish Women’s Movement: 100 years after the assassination of Emiliano Zapata, the peoples' revolution brings us together in the march ...

Production of S-400 Components Can be Organized in Turkey: Russia

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:48
ERBIL - Russia has said that the production of some components of the S-400 missile defense system could be organized in Turkey as Ankara is determined to purchase the Russian product despite Washington's disputes on the issue. "We are not talking about ...

At least 108 people died at work in Turkey in March

ANF - 2019-04-08 16:05
At least 108 people were killed at work in March in Turkey. Eleven of those killed are migrants from Afghanistan, Syria and Turkmenistan. ...

Another Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 03:58
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— More Kurdish prisoners in Turkey are ending their life to protest the isolation imposed on jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Firat news agency reported. Political prisoner Mahsum Pamay jailed in Elazığ T Type Pris ...

Owen: The silence on what is going on in Turkey is shameful

ANF - 2019-04-03 16:54
"So we want the peace process to begin again in Turkey and who must lead that peace process is Ocalan, and Ocalan cannot lead anything as long as he is in prison." ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-03 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sixteen Kurdish political prisoners in Iran’s prisons went on a three days hunger strike in solidarity with Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who have been on hunger strike for the past several weeks. According to ...

4th Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
MARDIN, Turkey Kurdistan,— A fourth Kurdish prisoner in Turkey committed suicide Monday to protest against the conditions of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, a pro-Kurdish party official and an MP said. The death of Medya Cinar follows the suicide ...