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Turkish asylum seekers allegedly being pushed back in small boats by Greece
World

Turkish asylum seekers allegedly being pushed back in small boats by Greece

Three Turkish nationals seeking asylum in Greece in September were allegedly tortured by plain-clothes Greek officials, who then illegally put…
Snap election only way out of Turkey’s financial woes, jailed Kurdish leader says
Turkey

Snap election only way out of Turkey’s financial woes, jailed Kurdish leader says

Imprisoned Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtaş has said that the only way out of Turkey’s financial troubles is holding a snap…
[Opinion] Europe loves the armed Kurds, not their civilians
Opinion

[Opinion] Europe loves the armed Kurds, not their civilians

During the last four decades, major EU countries have become the main supporters of armed Kurdish groups in Iran, Turkey,…
Turkish rights group takes legal action against ex-intel chief over torture confession
Turkey

Turkish rights group takes legal action against ex-intel chief over torture confession

The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) announced that it has brought legal action against a former intelligence chief who…
Police detain Kurdish man for calling Turkey’s southeast ‘Kurdistan’
Turkey

Police detain Kurdish man for calling Turkey’s southeast ‘Kurdistan’

Turkish police have detained a Kurdish man for calling Turkey’s southeast “Kurdistan,” state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Oct. 29. The…
Opposition lawmakers display solidarity with Şenyaşar family demanding justice in political murder case
Turkey

Opposition lawmakers display solidarity with Şenyaşar family demanding justice in political murder case

Lawmakers from Turkey’s main opposition party visited members of the Şenyaşar family, who have been demanding justice for three of…
Bar asks court to hear former PM as witness in Kurdish lawyer’s murder case
Turkey

Bar asks court to hear former PM as witness in Kurdish lawyer’s murder case

A bar association in southeastern Turkey and lawyers representing the family of a prominent Kurdish lawyer who was shot to…
CoE fails to start infringement proceedings against Turkey in Kavala, Demirtaş cases
Turkey

CoE fails to start infringement proceedings against Turkey in Kavala, Demirtaş cases

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has failed to start infringement proceedings against Turkey due to the…
Turkish army fire kills Iraqi Kurdish farmer: local official
Turkey

Turkish army fire kills Iraqi Kurdish farmer: local official

Turkish army fire killed an Iraqi Kurdish farmer on Friday in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, where Ankara…
Turkey saves power plant from ‘unprecedented’ wildfires
Turkey

Turkey saves power plant from ‘unprecedented’ wildfires

Rescuers used helicopters and water cannon Wednesday to beat back fires encircling a Turkish power plant in the second week…
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