Three people were killed while one police officer was seriously injured when police attempted to detain people in the southeastern province of Şırnak’s Silopi district, prompting resistance from neighborhood residents that included reported members of the youth wing of the outlawed PKK.
Turkey is legitimate in defending itself against the outlawed PKK, U.S. President Obama has said, while stressing that an agreement is “carefully bound” around the threat posed by ISIL
KCK Legislative Council President Zübeyir Aydar and Kongra-Gel Co-Chair Remzi Kartal met HDP Leader Selahattin Demirtaş in Brussels.
Turkey’s army is welcome to attempt to destroy the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) but it is unlikely to succeed, according to a senior leader of the outlawed militant group.
WASHINGTON — The White House has warned the Turkish government that the war against the Islamic State in Syria must be “carefully bound” so as not to go on the offensive against Kurdish fighters, President Barack Obama said
Turkey will deploy thermal cameras and horse-back patrols to heighten security around key oil and gas pipelines as Kurdish militant attacks increase, in a bid to safeguard energy supplies in the import-dependent country, energy officials said.
AHU ÖZYURT > A new era for Turkey’s military
Hurriyet Daily News
Gen. Akar’s promotion comes with a full agenda. The priorities of his immediate predecessor, Gen. Necdet Özel, were focused on re-establishing the credibility of the Turkish Army after the politically charged cases of Ergenekon
and “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer).
CHP deputy Erdoğan Özyalçın drew attention to “unaccompanied children” in Turkey and asked the fate of 20 lost children in Erzincan province.