With around three weeks to go to the referendum on shifting Turkey to a presidential system, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has urged ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials to intensify their campaigning in big cities, particularly Istanbul, as polls remain tight.
A lawmaker from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has asked why a student was shot dead by the police at the Nevruz celebrations held in the Bağlar district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on March 21.
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Only days are left before Turks go to the booths to vote in a crucial referendum. The outcome of the vote might open the way to the creation of the “second republic” in this country with a super president.
The governor’s office in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has released a statement regarding the killing of a man who attempted to enter a square where Nevruz celebrations were occurring, saying he was suspected of being a suicide bomber.
A man who attempted to enter a square where Newroz celebrations were occurring in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır was shot and killed by police for allegedly trying to enter with a knife, Doğan News Agency has reported
A major operation launched against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants was finalized after 16 days in Turkey’s southeastern provinces on March 21, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Hundreds of thousands of people have marked Nevruz in the Bağlar district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır along with other cities around Turkey and the region.
Two Turkish soldiers have been killed in operations against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, security sources said March 19, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Three suspects allegedly linked to the slain perpetrator of an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attack on a Christmas market in Berlin last year have been apprehended at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport, Turkey’s Interior Ministry announced on March 20.
Nearly 800 people have been detained over their suspected links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party/Kurdistan Communities Union (PKK/KCK) in two days, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said March 18, adding that a “major struggle” against the group was being led
Governorate allowed for Newroz celebration in ssouthern east province of Diyarbakır on March 18, Doğan News Agency has reported
At least 33 outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants were killed in Turkey and northern Syria over the last week, the Turkish military said on March 18
Two soldiers were killed after outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants detonated a bomb on a road between the southeastern provinces of Mardin and Diyarbakır on March 15
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating an Islamic State Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) cell known as the “Dokumacılar” since a suicide attack killed two U.S. citizens and two others on Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue on March 19, 2016, according to revelations from a case file at the Istanbul Chief Prosecutor’s Office.
Academic Cuma Çiçek speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Kurds of Turkey: National, Religious and Economic Identities’
At least 98 militants have been killed in Turkey and northern Syria over a week, the Turkish military said March 10.
A major operation that was launched against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır has been continuing with the participation of some 7,000 soldiers, special forces police officers and village guards
Tens of thousands of women took to the streets in many provinces in Turkey on March 8, marching to mark International Women’s Day.
One specialized sergeant was killed on March 8 during operations against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Lice district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Doğan News Agency has reported
Eight percent of the 397 women who were killed in Turkey last year were murdered with weapons, according to statistics from the Umut Foundation, which was established with the sole purpose of battling individual armed violence in Turkey
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