Politics roundup: A new turn with the Imralı visit while “More Turkish soldiers died from suicide than combat in 10 years…

More Turkish soldiers died from suicide than combat in 10 years: Minister

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish Defense Minister İsmet Yılmaz has revealed that more soldiers passed away..

Kurdish militant leader signals Turkish prisoners may be freed | Reuters

Öcalan foreshadows release of PKK captives, expresses hope that they ?join their families?

from Hurriyet Daily News
The jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers? Party (PKK), has called on the PKK to ?treat their prisoners well.?

Is Turkey ready to become a ?binational? state?

from Hurriyet Daily News
The Republic of Turkey was the heir of the multinational, multi-faith and multi-linguistic..

Turkish government eyes PKK ceasefire as the first step for peace

from Hurriyet Daily News
In the second phase of the ongoing peace process the Turkish government has sought a permanent ceasefire with the

Few know details of İmralı process: Parliamentary Spokesperson

from Hurriyet Daily News
Only a limited amount of people know the details about of a road map of the Kurdish issue.

Justice Ministry Approves Deputies to Meet Öcalan

from Bianet :: English
Justice Ministry approved Peace and Democracy deputies Sırrı Sürreya Önder, Altan Tan and Pervin Buldan to meet PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan in Imrali island.

A roadmap for a solution to Turkey?s Kurdish problem

from Hurriyet Daily News
The Turkish government has given permission for three more deputies.

BDP selects three names for the second visit to jailed PKK leader

from Hurriyet Daily News
The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) applied to the Justice Ministry today to send three of their deputies along on the second visit to İmralı island

Turkey agrees Kurdish delegation to meet jailed militant leader

from Yahoo news
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The Turkish government approved on Thursday a list of pro-Kurdish politicians to visit jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, a justice ministry official said, a long-awaited step to advance peace talks on ending a 28-year-old insurgency. Turkey launched tentative negotiations with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader Ocalan in his jail on Imrali island near Istanbul in

PKK leader gives gov?t solution blueprint: BDP

from Hurriyet Daily News
The PKK?s jailed leader, Abdullah Öcalan, gave a road map to government on the Kurdish issue, says BDP?s co-chair Demirtaş.


Turks, Kurds can live together, says majority of people

from Hurriyet Daily News
A majority of Turkish people support Turks and Kurds living together.


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