End of ceasefire cost in one month: 24 Turkish security officers dead…

A Turkish police officer was killed and three others were injured in an attack on an armored police vehicle in southeastern Şırnak province late Aug. 7, increasing the death toll in PKK attacks to 24 in one month.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has called on the Turkish government and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to resume ceasefire.
Unarmed civilians were killed in a military airstrike by Turkey in the Zergele village of Iraqi Kurdistan, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has said in a report, denying Ankara’s claims to the contrary
Turkey’s Union of Turkish Bar Associations (TBB) has appealed the Council of State for the suspension and annulment of the execution of a new regulation by the Interior Ministry that restricts the right to assembly and demonstration
After meetings with the leaders of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party’s (PKK) European branch in the Belgian capital, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said the address to solve the Kurdish peace process was the Turkish capital rather than Brussels
A specialist sergeant appealed to the Constitutional Court after issued room confinement. Turkish Armed Forces was fined 823 Euros.
Istanbul police used tear gas on Aug. 7 against a group of lawyers who had attempted to read a press statement about lawyer Deniz Sürgüt, who is under arrest in the southeastern province of Şırnak
Turkey’s army is welcome to attempt to destroy the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) but it is unlikely to succeed, a senior leader of the outlawed militant group claimed.
Turkey, Its People and ISIL in Four Stories

Turkey’s fight against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) isexpected to intensify soon.

The United States has already conducted its first drone strike into northern Syriafrom a base in Turkey, the Pentagon said yesterday, ahead of what Ankara described as a “comprehensive battle” against ISIL there.

A senior lawmaker from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has blamed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the possible failure of the coalition-making process between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) while noting the difficulty of organizing early elections
An investigation has been launched against six people who allegedly blocked off a road in several upland areas in the Black Sea province of Artvin to prevent mining activities, which several rights groups and environmental organizations say will destroy the region’s ecosystem

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