A woman who was forced into a religious marriage with her rapist at the age of 17 in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır will return to high school, following an intervention from the Education Ministry and the Family and Social Policies Ministry.
Security forces in Turkey’s east “neutralized” on Aug. 22 three outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants, who had been preparing for an attack, the Turkish Armed Forces has stated.
Bayburt, a small province in the Black Sea region, witnessed the highest rate hike between 2000 and 2014, surpassing all other provinces in Turkey, including Istanbul, daily Habertürk reported on Aug. 22.
More than 250 curfews were declared in Turkey over the last two years, according to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) Documentation Center
Security forces killed at least five outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in eastern and southeastern Turkey, the military and security sources said on Aug. 19.
Police detained a man on Aug. 19 after he attacked a statue of Atatürk in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Diyarbakır’s Körtik Hill was home to a settlement that ‘can be found in archaeology once in a thousand years,’ according to academic circles that admire the field, according to officials
A judge in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Aug. 15 voiced her opposition to a local court ruling that acquitted two men charged with raping an 18-year-old woman
The opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) started on Aug. 15 its “justice and conscience watch” in the Aegean province of İzmir, after holding the watch in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Istanbul, and the eastern province of Van, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A group of musicians in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır have launched a protest on receiving fake foreign currency notes as tips while playing at weddings and have demanded to be paid regular wages by wedding organizers.
The Security Forces “neutralized” 27 militants across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry stated on Aug. 7.
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Turkish democrats have for decades been critical of the military’s role in civilian life. They have also been critical of the ideological indoctrination that soldiers have been subjected to, starting from the early stages.
The Turkish Athletic Federation’s discovery of Meryem Bekmez’s remarkable skills in athletics at the age of 12 saved her from getting married at a young age.
A committee from the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) Istanbul provincial office visited the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) “conscience and justice watch” in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district on Aug. 2.
Two soldiers were killed in an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Aug. 1
The opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has started its “conscience and justice watch” in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district with the participation of several lawmakers
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will continue its “Conscience and Justice Watch” in Istanbul after spending a week in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
Seven outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in air operations in northern Iraq’s Zap region on July 30 and 31, the Turkish General Staff has said in a statement.
A solar power plant has been established in the eastern province of Diyarbakır by the city’s metropolitan municipality to meet its intercity bus station’s energy needs.
A court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on July 28 approved an indictment prepared by the province’s chief public prosecutor’s office, demanding a prison sentence from 9.5 to 23 years for Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ertuğrul Kürkçü.
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