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Germany bans Kurdish group’s gathering over alleged PKK ties
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Germany bans Kurdish group’s gathering over alleged PKK ties

A Kurdish leading umbrella group in Europe has been banned from holding a meeting in Germany’s Cologne on July 11…
Erdoğan blames HDP for collapse of Turkey’s peace talks with Kurdish militants
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Erdoğan blames HDP for collapse of Turkey’s peace talks with Kurdish militants

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of paving the way for the collapse…
Turkish soldier killed by gunfire from Syria
Turkey

Turkish soldier killed by gunfire from Syria

A Turkish soldier was killed in southeastern Turkey on Wednesday by gunfire from an area in northern Syria controlled by…
Appeals court upholds 22-year sentence given to former Kurdish MP
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Appeals court upholds 22-year sentence given to former Kurdish MP

A regional appeals court in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır has upheld a prison sentence of 22 years, three…
US report highlights Turkey’s crackdown on Gülen movement after coup attempt
Turkey

US report highlights Turkey’s crackdown on Gülen movement after coup attempt

A report by the US State Department regarding a series of “significant human rights issues” in Turkey has highlighted the…
Prominent MP Gergerlioğlu expelled from Turkish Parliament over a 2016 tweet
Turkey

Prominent MP Gergerlioğlu expelled from Turkish Parliament over a 2016 tweet

In a move that has created shockwaves in Turkey and the international community, the Turkish Parliament on Wednesday expelled a…
Recent arrests aimed at preventing pro-Kurdish HDP from entering elections, former mayor claims
Turkey

Recent arrests aimed at preventing pro-Kurdish HDP from entering elections, former mayor claims

Ayhan Bilgen, a former co-mayor from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) who was recently arrested along with 16 other…
Turkish court sentences pro-Kurdish MP to jail on terrorism charges
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Turkish court sentences pro-Kurdish MP to jail on terrorism charges

A Turkish court sentenced a parliamentarian from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to 10 years in jail on Friday…
Turkey’s war on PKK uprooted residents of 504 villages in northern Iraq: report
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Turkey’s war on PKK uprooted residents of 504 villages in northern Iraq: report

Turkey’s military incursions into northern Iraq since 1992 have displaced the residents of more than 500 Kurdish villages, a select…
Top US commander in Middle East backs Turkey’s cross-border fight against PKK
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Top US commander in Middle East backs Turkey’s cross-border fight against PKK

The top US commander in the Middle East said Turkey has “legitimate security interests” in fighting back against the outlawed…
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