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Spotlight: Turkey's 12,000-year-old town soon to be submerged by dam waters: environmentalists - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Spotlight: Turkey's 12,000-year-old town soon to be submerged by dam waters: environmentalists - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-06-18 11:46

Spotlight: Turkey\'s 12,000-year-old town soon to be submerged by dam waters: environmentalists - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhuanet

Spotlight: Revision in Turkey's gov't system pushed by loss in votes, worsening economy: analysts - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-07-08 16:53

Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party’s 25-year hold on Turkey’s biggest city ...

12-year-old ISIS child handed over to Denmark

ANF - 2019-06-23 17:51
The autonomous administration of northern and eastern Syria has handed over to Denmark a twelve-year-old child whose parents were captured as ISIS members by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party says Ocalan’s call does not change strategy in Istanbul

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be n ...

Turkey’s jailed Ocalan reportedly tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 14:19
ANKARA,— Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the founder of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesti ...

Suspects in rape of seven-year-old girl released on bail in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Five people suspected of involvement in the the rape of a seven-year-old girl have been released on bail by a court in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region, the victim’s family has said. The girl’s father t ...

Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 14.1 percent

ANF - 2019-06-18 08:48
Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 14.1 percent in the February-April 2019 period from 10.1 percent in the same period of the previous year. ...

Turkey Expects Russian S-400s Delivery by July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-16 14:55
ERBIL — Turkey expects the Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems to be delivered by July this year, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey’s purchase of S-400 missile system from Russia has put Ankara and Washington in odds recently, with the ...

Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:19
Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1 from Ba3 and maintained a negative outlook. ...

Hasankeyf, un poble a Turquia de 12.000 d'anys a punt de ser inundat

KurdisCat - 2019-06-12 15:10
Hasankeyf, és un petit poble situat al sud-est de Turquia i habitat durant 12.000 anys, que ara està condemnat a desaparèixer en els propers mesos sota el llac artificial creat com a part del projecte de represa hidroelèctrica Ilisu. La represa, que serà ...

12,000-year-old Hasankeyf will soon be underwater

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 20:50
"Our homes and fields are going to be sunk" ...

Spotlight: Turkey to find way out of S-400 deal to avoid confrontation with U.S.: analysts - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-06-09 18:14

Call from Hasankeyf: It's not too late!

ANF - 2019-06-08 16:09
The people of Hasankeyf call for support. The 12,000-year-old settlement on the Tigris River is to be flooded by the Ilısu Dam project. ...

Artists joined the call to save Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-08 11:37
The Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive and the Mesopotamia Ecology Movement issued a call to movements and activists worldwide to join the 3rd Global Day of Action for the defense of the 12,000 year old town Hasankeyf and the Tigris River on June 7 and 8. ...

Call to join 3rd Global Day of Action to defend Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-06 09:20
The Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive and the Mesopotamia Ecology Movement issued a call to movements and activists worldwide to join the 3rd Global Day of Action for the defense of the 12,000 year old town Hasankeyf and the Tigris River on June 7 and 8. ...

Spotlight: EU keeps Turkey's accession bid in limbo amid splits over political values - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-06-02 15:34

Call for global action for ancient Hasankeyf on 7 and 8 June

ANF - 2019-06-02 10:55
The Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive and Mesopotamia Ecology Movement called on social movements, NGO's, activists to join the 3rd Global Day of Action for the defense of the 12,000 year old town Hasankeyf and the Tigris River on 7 and 8 June. ...

11,000-year-old Turkish town about to be submerged forever | Public Radio International

PRI - 2019-05-24 19:20

Spotlight: Turkey's ruling party changes strategy for Istanbul election do-over - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-20 15:23