A total of 54 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were “neutralized” in security forces operations across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry stated on May 29.
Turkish warplanes hit outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in Turkey’s eastern province of Van and northern Iraq on May 27 and 28
The Turkish Armed Forces have staged a major operation against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s southeast, with dozens of militants “neutralized” in the last couple of days and over the past week.
A total of 79 detention warrants were issued for Ankara Municipality personnel over suspected links to the movement of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, widely believed to have masterminded the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt
A deputy speaker of Germany’s parliament stated on May 24 that a parliamentary delegation had scrapped long-standing plans to visit Turkey, after finding out at the last minute that it would not be able to hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish Parliament building
The police officer who killed two children in the Silopi district of the southeastern province of Şırnak with his armored car did not know how to operate the vehicle, according to a report prepared by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), daily Cumhuriyet reported May 22.
A total of 642 militants have been neutralized in Turkey since 2017, the Turkish Interior Ministry said on May 22, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
Ten years ago in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, a 12-year-old girl was married off to a 23-year-old man. An imam had carried out their marriage ceremony, which means it was not an official wedding.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
It has been some time since I was last in Diyarbakır. The city has developed and changed in a surprising manner. New malls, new neighborhoods, new houses and new cafes…
Soldiers on May 15 foiled a potential car bomb attack by a civilian shuttle loaded with explosive materials at an air base in the Bağlar district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır
The Turkish parliament has stripped of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Nursel Aydoğan of her status as a member of parliament, after a Prime Ministry motion read at the start of a parliamentary session on May 9
Category: JALE ÖZGENTÜRK
In the year 1996, in the eastern and southeastern regions of Turkey, “unresolved murders” were commonplace. The “East Report” by the head of Sabancı Holding, Sakıp Sabancı, had just been issued at the time. An enormous cycle of violence was about to end in the southeast.
A total of six wolf pups were found in a forested area in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on May 8, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
The number of weapons used by civilians in Turkey rose by 10 percent in the first three months of 2017, according to statistics released by the Interior Ministry.
An underground temple is one of the latest structures that have been unearthed during excavations in Diyarbakır’s Zerzevan Castle. The castle was used for secret ceremonies held by worshippers of Mithras
Turkish soldiers have apprehended an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant responsible for organizing several deadly bomb attacks in Turkey.
Thousands of people have marked May 1 International Workers’ Day in Turkey, with police detaining dozens of protesters during the events
A report written by a delegation from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has stated Ömer Çelik, an arrested editor of Diyarbakır-based news agency DİHA, had been tortured by police forces in his house before being detained.
A total of 14 outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants were killed on April 29 in separate air operations in Turkey's southeastern Adıyaman province and northern Iraq, the Turkish military said
The State Theaters deputy director says he is pleased with the sharp rise in the number of theatergoers in the country, up to 1.7 million in the first eight months of the year
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