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Turkish Parliament approves Syria, Iraq cross-border motion
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Turkish Parliament approves Syria, Iraq cross-border motion

A motion extending the mandate of the Turkish Armed Forces to conduct military operations in Iraq and Syria for another…
Prosecutor asks parliament permission to prosecute Kurdish deputy on terrorism charge
Turkey

Prosecutor asks parliament permission to prosecute Kurdish deputy on terrorism charge

A Diyarbakır prosecutor has submitted a summary of proceedings to the Turkish parliament accusing Leyla Güven, a deputy from the…
Jailed Kurdish politician Demirtaş to receive int’l award for political courage
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Jailed Kurdish politician Demirtaş to receive int’l award for political courage

The Progressive Alliance, a German-based political entity that includes more than 130 parties and organizations, will bestow its “Award for…
Jailed Kurdish leader’s release blocked by court order for rearrest
Turkey

Jailed Kurdish leader’s release blocked by court order for rearrest

The release from a Turkish jail of the former leader of the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) was blocked after…
Turkish teacher says unidentified men tried to abduct him in Ankara
Turkey

Turkish teacher says unidentified men tried to abduct him in Ankara

A Turkish teacher said three unidentified men tried to abduct him in Ankara as he was about to get into…
Opinion poll shows Turkey’s CHP as leading party for first time in years
Turkey

Opinion poll shows Turkey’s CHP as leading party for first time in years

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has emerged as the leading party in a recent opinion poll for the…
Purged human rights defender briefly taken into custody, subjected to excessive force
Turkey

Purged human rights defender briefly taken into custody, subjected to excessive force

Veli Saçılık, a purged human rights defender, was allegedly subjected to excessive force on Thursday when he was taken into…
EU’s Piri says İstanbul mayor’s possible removal from office would have ‘serious consequences’
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EU’s Piri says İstanbul mayor’s possible removal from office would have ‘serious consequences’

Kati Piri, Turkey rapporteur for the European Parliament (EP), has warned that a possible move by the Turkish government to…
2 Kurdish mayors challenge Interior Ministry’s expulsion decision in court
Turkey

2 Kurdish mayors challenge Interior Ministry’s expulsion decision in court

Two out of three mayors in southeastern Turkey who were recently expelled from office by Turkey’s Interior Ministry on the…
Prior conviction prevents Demirtaş’s release from prison after court ruling
Turkey

Prior conviction prevents Demirtaş’s release from prison after court ruling

The Ankara 19th High Criminal Court on Monday ruled to release jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş pending trial, but he…
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