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Turkish-American scientist held in Turkey vows to apply to high courts | Ahval

Turkish-American scientist held in Turkey vows to apply to high courts | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-10 18:00

Turkish-American scientist held in Turkey vows to apply to high courts | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Musicians in Turkey want to preserve the Kurdish language through rap genre

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-15 17:51

Turkish soldiers start fires in Serekaniye

ANF - 2019-06-10 16:36
Turkish soldiers started fires in Serekaniye, while a large scale fire broke out in Tirbespiye on an unknown cause. ...

Masrour Barzani Meets With Turkish Foreign Minister While in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani in Erbil on Monday. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil today to attend the taking oath ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new Kurdista ...

Nûçe Ciwan agency closed once again in Turkey and Bakur Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-06-09 08:37
Nûçe Ciwan agency confirmed in a written statement to have been banned for the 33rd time in Turkey and Bakur Kurdistan. ...

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S.

New York Times - 2019-06-08 17:42
Kurdish authorities are releasing some of the 12,000 foreign women and children affiliated with the Islamic State held in detention camps in Syria. ...

Freed Turkish-American scientist vows to clear name

Spacedaily - 2019-06-08 16:00

Freed Turkish-American scientist vows to clear name

France24 - 2019-06-08 15:43

Internet freedom declined in Turkey under Erdoğan

ANF - 2019-06-07 09:00
Internet freedom, said the Freedom House report, “declined in Turkey under the authoritarian tenure of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. ...

Turkish-backed mercenaries set fire to cultivated lands in Bab

ANF - 2019-06-04 15:38
Turkish state allied gangs are setting fire to the cultivated lands of the villagers in Bab. The gangs open fire on civilians who want to intervene with the fires. ...

London panel to discuss Kurdish struggle for democracy in Turkey

ANF - 2019-06-04 09:17
A panel discussion entitled ‘Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey’ will take place today in London. ...

Erdoğan lauds freedom in Turkey, vows to establish 24-hour criminal courts | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-31 15:32

Kurdish leader Ocalan calls end to jail hunger strikes in Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey, Ocalan’s lawyers said on Sunday. “I expect the action to come to an end in light of the broad statements to be made ...

Jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan calls for end hunger strikes in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 15:47
ANKARA,— Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said Sunday. Ocalan, the co-founder of the outlawed Kurdi ...

European Dersim Festival to be held in Frankfurt

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Everything ready for the 11th European Dersim Festival to be held in Frankfurt on 24 and 25 May. ...

Boycott tourism in Turkey action in Bristol

ANF - 2019-05-19 11:55
Activists in Bristol orgaised a new action to call on people to boycott tourism in Turkey. ...

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 ...