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7 killed, 10 injured in roadside explosion in southeastern Turkey
Turkey

7 killed, 10 injured in roadside explosion in southeastern Turkey

At least seven people were killed and 10 others were seriously injured in an explosion in Turkey’s southeastern province of…
Turkish court acquits British academic who signed peace petition
Turkey

Turkish court acquits British academic who signed peace petition

An İstanbul high criminal court on Thursday ruled to acquit British academic Chris Stephenson, who was tried for allegedly spreading…
87-year-old man jailed on terrorism charges dies after heart attack in prison
Turkey

87-year-old man jailed on terrorism charges dies after heart attack in prison

Mehmet Selim Buğrahan, an 87-year-old Kurdish man, has died in a hospital following a heart attack suffered in Kahramanmaraş Prison,…
3 more mothers join sit-ins demanding Kurdish party facilitate return of their children
Turkey

3 more mothers join sit-ins demanding Kurdish party facilitate return of their children

Three more mothers on Monday joined sit-ins in front of the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) headquarters in Diyarbakır, demanding…
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…
Turkey sentences 41 ex-mayors from Kurdish party to nearly 260 years in prison
Turkey

Turkey sentences 41 ex-mayors from Kurdish party to nearly 260 years in prison

The Turkish Ministry of Interior has announced in a statement that 41 former mayors who were removed from office and…
Turkey to pursue own Syria plans unless it has safe zone control: report
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Turkey to pursue own Syria plans unless it has safe zone control: report

Turkey will launch its own operation to establish a “safe zone” in Syria if talks with the United States fail…
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…
OSCE PA human rights leaders concerned over the removal of mayors from office in Turkey
Turkey

OSCE PA human rights leaders concerned over the removal of mayors from office in Turkey

Reiterating the concerns raised this week by OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir regarding the recent detentions…
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