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RTL Today - ECHR ignored: Turkey court orders Kurdish leader to remain in custody

RTL - 2018-12-14 21:42

ISIS suicide bomber in Suruc, Turkey blows himself up at cultural centre | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2018-12-14 20:50

Court rules Student Oath should be reinstated in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-14 20:50

Turkey to enter Syria’s Manbij if Kurdish militias fail to leave area, Erdogan warns

TASS - 2018-12-14 20:12
On December 12, the Turkish leader said that Ankara was ready to begin an offensive against Kurdish units east of the Euphrates River in Syria ...

US-Turkey agree ‘roadmap’ on Kurd-held Manbij in Syria - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2018-12-14 19:58

Kurdish politicians in Turkey to protest at militant's isolation | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-12-14 19:50

Scores of years in prison for 100 Kurdish politicians in Turkey

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 19:50

Kurds in Germany march against Turkey′s ′massacre′ in Afrin | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 17.03.2018

DW - 2018-12-14 19:50

Festival of Newroz celebrated across Turkey even as arrests are made | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-14 19:50

Turkey arrests over 150 Kurdish politicians, journalists, and activists

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 19:50

Turkey presses EU to make good on promise of visa liberalization | Vestnik Kavkaza

Vestnikkavkaza - 2018-12-14 19:32

Turkey’s Kurds Slowly Build Cultural Autonomy - The New York Times

Nytimes - 2018-12-14 19:25

German Kurds protest Turkey′s Afrin assault in Cologne | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 27.01.2018

DW - 2018-12-14 19:25

Turkey has Janus face when it comes to opposing nationalism in Israel - Diaspora - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2018-12-14 19:25

Erdogan's long arm: The Turkish dissidents kidnapped from Europe - Turkey - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2018-12-14 19:25

13. December 2018 – North-eastern Syria: Prevent Turkey's new war against Kurds!

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2018-12-14 18:32

Juvenile Detention Guards Sexually Abusing Minority Children in Turkey - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2018-12-14 18:32

In Turkey, Kurdish classes taught by a girl who is young enough to be in grade school | Public Radio International

PRI - 2018-12-14 18:32

The forgotten child soldiers recruited by Kurdish militants in Turkey and Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-14 18:32

Turkey's battles in Syria, Iraq - CNN

CNN - 2018-12-14 18:32

Turkey Shutters Popular Kurdish Kids Channel

Voanews - 2018-12-14 18:32

Turkey and the Road to Genocide

Jacobinmag - 2018-12-14 18:32

Erdogan Is Throwing Turkey’s Journalists Into Jail

Newsweek - 2018-12-14 18:32

15 days into Turkey’s operation in Afrin - Daily News Egypt

Dailynewsegypt - 2018-12-14 18:32

Nephew of Turkey's intelligence service head fights against Turkish soldiers - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2018-12-14 18:32

Press Release: Turkey’s attack on Rojava resuscitates ISIS

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-14 18:25
December 13, 2018 The Turkish state’s hostility towards the Kurdish people and its threats against Rojava continue. On December 12, 2018, the Turkish Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, during his speech at a meeting with the defense industry, declared the following: “ ...

Turkey's war on Kurdish cities - clearing the way for 'urban regeneration'?

Theecologist - 2018-12-14 18:25

Kurdish Residents Return to Their Devastated City in Southeast Turkey - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2018-12-14 18:25

Behind the Barricades of Turkey’s Hidden War - The New York Times

Nytimes - 2018-12-14 18:25

Turkey shuts off internet service in 11 Kurdish cities

Engadget - 2018-12-14 18:25

Kurdish Pastor: Turkey Bigger Threat to Israel than Iran | CBN News

CBN - 2018-12-14 18:25

Week of government wrath for intellectuals in Turkey

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 18:25

Turkey is in Syria and Iraq to stay

Alaraby - 2018-12-14 18:25

Yazidis in Turkey are still awaiting their fate | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-14 18:25

US warns Turkey against attacking SDF

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-14 18:25

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘bring peace’ to east of Syria’s Euphrates River

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 18:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey was determined to bring peace to areas east of the Euphrates controlled by a Kurdish militia after he warned this week of a new operation in Syria. “We are determined to bring peace ...

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over airstrikes

Seattle Times - 2018-12-14 17:50
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to protest Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish militia positions in northern Iraq. The ministry said in a statement Friday that it had rebuked Turkey over two air raids on Iraq’s S ...

Briton jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges flees bail back to UK | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2018-12-14 15:42

Turkey court orders Kurdish leader to remain in custody - Journal du Cameroun

Journalducameroun - 2018-12-14 15:18

Turkish fighter jets bomb alleged PKK positions in Iraq’s Sinjar and Makhmour

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 15:06
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Turkish warplanes bombed several areas in Sinjar and Makhmour in northern Iraq on Thursday night. Turkish jets conducted airstrikes against alleged PKK targets in the Sinjar and Qarachogh mountains, Turkey’s Defenc ...

Turkey court orders top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas to remain in custody

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 15:06
ANKARA,— A Turkish court on Thursday ordered the continued detention of Top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas despite a European rights court ruling calling for his release, an official from his political party said. The European Court of Human Righ ...

Top SDF commander vows strong response if Turkey attacks northea

Rûdaw - 2018-12-14 14:45

Bangladesh hails Turkey’s efforts over Rohingya disaster | Infosurhoy

Infosurhoy - 2018-12-14 14:45

turkey: Turkey targets military over alleged Gulen links - The Economic Times

Indiatimes - 2018-12-14 14:33

Turkey's Erdogan hails constitutional referendum win - CNN.com

CNN - 2018-12-14 14:03

EU referendum: Row over Turkey's membership bid escalates - BBC News

BBC - 2018-12-14 14:03

Turkey's constitutional reform: All you need to know | Recep Tayyip Erdogan | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-14 14:03

Turkey's Referendum: Erdogan Seeks Support from Turkish Diaspora in Europe

Handelsblatt - 2018-12-14 14:03

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-14 14:03

‘No’ campaigners find themselves victims of violence ahead of Turkey referendum - The National

Thenational - 2018-12-14 14:03

Turkey’s Vote Makes Erdoğan Effectively a Dictator | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2018-12-14 14:03

Turkey Referendum: Sultan Erdogan's Constitutional Coup | NewsClick

Newsclick - 2018-12-14 14:03

Turkey: the referendum and the media | Media | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-14 14:03

Academic voices her fears for Turkey ahead of referendum - BBC News

BBC - 2018-12-14 14:03

Turkey issues arrest warrants for 2 Saudi aides over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing

Yahoo - 2018-12-14 13:30

Romania Refuses to Extradite Journalist to Turkey :: Balkan Insight

Balkaninsight - 2018-12-14 13:30

The limits of transactionalism in Turkey-Kurdistan relations | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-14 13:16

FEDA: Turkey has committed blatant crimes against humanity

ANF - 2018-12-14 12:38
“The aerial attack against an area under United Nations control is a blatant crime against humanity according to international laws of warfare, committed in front of the world to see.” ...

Yûsif: Turkey wants to expand the life of the Syrian crisis

ANF - 2018-12-14 11:58
Foza Yûsif, co-chair of the Executive Council of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, remarked that forces such as Turkey, Iran and Syria are not in favour of a democratic solution and insist on carrying out massacres. ...

Syrian Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by Turkey

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 11:17
BEIRUT,— The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey’s president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri M ...

Romania detains Turkish journalist on Turkey's request

WTOC - 2018-12-14 10:20

Identities of four women killed by Turkey in Makhmur announced

ANF - 2018-12-14 09:14
Last night’s strikes by Turkish aircraft killed 4 women from Makhmur, 3 of them from the same family. ...

Turkey again tops yearly global anti-press freedom list

Rûdaw - 2018-12-14 08:37
"For the third consecutive year, every journalist imprisoned in Turkey is facing anti-state charges, ...

Inside Istanbul's Grand Bazaar in Turkey which has 91M visitors a year | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2018-12-14 08:03

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS | FOX13

Fox13memphis - 2018-12-14 07:50

Turkey launches space programme – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2018-12-14 07:02

US-backed Syria Kurds say fight against Islamic State threatened by Turkey

Militarytimes - 2018-12-14 06:54

Turkey to expand cross-border military operations | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-12-14 06:37

Ergin Ergül Daily Sabah Turkey Archives - Daily Times

Dailytimes - 2018-12-14 01:46

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS

WTVM - 2018-12-14 01:46

Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syrian Kurds – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo

Theborneopost - 2018-12-14 01:07

Turkey conducts airstrikes against PKK targets in Iraq - NEWS 1130

Citynews1130 - 2018-12-14 00:58

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on ISIS - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2018-12-14 00:26

Erdogan rival accepts election results as he warns of Turkey becoming 'one-man regime'

Telegraph - 2018-12-13 23:32

U.S.-Turkey narrative shifts as Khashoggi murder fades from front pages - scholar | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-13 23:10

Turkey court orders Kurdish leader to remain in custody

France24 - 2018-12-13 22:13

Turkey goes to space | Vestnik Kavkaza

Vestnikkavkaza - 2018-12-13 21:31

Turkish Jets Shell Alleged PKK Positions in Sinjar, Makhmour Regions

BAS News - 2018-12-13 20:55
ERBIL - Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Thursday night in the regions of Sinjar and Makhmour, near Erbil province, allegedly targeting Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) positions in the area. Turkey's ministry of defence confirmed in a statement ...

Turkey Threatens Offensive Against U.S.-Backed Kurds in Syria | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2018-12-13 20:31

Turkish Writer Reveals Turkey's Aim in Attacking Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-13 19:50
ERBIL - Turkey's goal in its possible upcoming military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in eastern Syria is to cut the geographic relations among the Kurdish cantons in Kobane city and al-Jazirah region, a Turkish off ...

US voices 'grave concern' over Turkey's planned Syria operation

Gulan Media - 2018-12-13 19:43

Update: Turkey train crash leaves 9 dead, dozens injured

Rûdaw - 2018-12-13 19:28
Rescue teams sent to the scene were looking for more survivors ...

Turkish soldier killed north of Aleppo, Syria

Rûdaw - 2018-12-13 19:28
Turkey blamed YPG, but Syria media reports Syria-Turkish clash ...

Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS

FOX News - 2018-12-13 18:02
The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey's president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. ...

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria - ABC News

GO - 2018-12-13 18:02

Turkey Will Target U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Within Days

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-12-13 17:52
Turkey is set to launch a military intervention in northeastern Syria to combat U.S.-backed Kurdish rebels it regards as terrorists, drawing a stern warning from the Pentagon and signaling new tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organization all ...

KNK: Turkey's attack on Rojava resuscitates ISIS

ANF - 2018-12-13 16:37
“The world and humanity must not remain silent spectators to these attacks. Remaining silent in the face of oppression and tyranny is complicity in crime. Nobody ought to serve as supporters of the dictatorial Erdoğan regime”, KNK said. ...

English Lawyer Bowen writes about Demirtaş trial

ANF - 2018-12-13 14:25
This trial is clearly of the utmost importance for the political future of Turkey, said Bowen. ...

Turkey Will Target U.S.-Backed Syrian Kurds Within Days - WSJ

WSJ - 2018-12-13 13:48

Turkey remains the world's worst offender against press freedom - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2018-12-13 11:45

TASS: Press Review - Press review: Will Turkey, US clash in Syria and Theresa May survives no confidence vote

TASS - 2018-12-13 11:17

Kino Gabriel: Turkey not able to invade the east of the Euphrates

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-13 10:15

Turkey: Erdoğan regime threatens full-scale invasion of Rojava

Green Left Weekly - 2018-12-13 10:07
The following edited statement was released by the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre (NSW) on December 13. *** The Turkish state’s hostility towards the Kurdish people continues, having now escalated its threats against Rojava. Turkish president and di ...

Turkey to focus on eastern bank of Euphrates in Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-12-13 09:13

US Warns Turkey not to Attack Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2018-12-13 08:44
ERBIL — The United States has warned Turkey to avoid another military incursion into the Syrian Kurdistan to attack Washington allies. "Unilateral military action into northeast Syria by any party, particularly as US personnel may be present or in the vi ...

Turkey says it will launch new Syria offensive within days

WJHL - 2018-12-13 08:01

Argentine judge seeks help from Turkey, Yemen in Saudi crown prince case | News | WSAU

WSAU - 2018-12-13 07:47

Syrian Civil War: Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds - The Economic Times

Indiatimes - 2018-12-13 07:36

Turkey kills YPG militant who fired across Syrian border | Arab News

Arabnews - 2018-12-13 07:08

Turkey vows military operation against US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

Militarytimes - 2018-12-13 06:45

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