Citizens in Cizre, Şırnak who have been under siege by Turkish military for days, share passwords for online communications


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Kurdish civilians hit by snipers as Turkey cracks down on militants

Residents of south-eastern towns say they are living under daily terror from marksmen after new law authorising use of live ammunition to quell protests


The United States Embassy in Turkey has condemned the Sept. 6 attack on the daily Hürriyet headquarters in Istanbul, in a post shared via its official Twitter account both in English and Turkish
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) has filed a parliamentary question regarding an attack on daily Hürriyet’s headquarters in Istanbul by a crowd of stone-throwing Justice and Development Party (AKP) supporters angered by its reporting on a comment by the Turkish president
Justice and Development Party (AKP) Istanbul deputy Abdülrahim Boynukalın, who was among the group of around 200 assailants who stormed daily Hürriyet’s building in Istanbul late Sept. 6, has vowed to stage “protests” outside buildings of media outlets if they continue to “whitewash violence with biased news reports.”
Nusaybin Co-Mayor Sara Kaya has been unseated by Mardin Governorship Directorate of Local Authorities showing declaration of self-government reason.
The volume of defaulted credit card and consumer loan debts reached 15.1 billion Turkish Liras ($5 billion) in July, according to figures from Turkey’s banking watchdog
European Council President Donald Tusk will pay an official visit to Turkey in the coming days as part of a regional tour which also covers Israel, Palestine and Cyprus, with a focus on the Syrian refugee crisis.
IPI and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) has called on members of Turkey’s AKP to condemn the destructive attack on the headquarters of daily Hürriyet
The European Commission has pronounced they watched the news of the Sept. 6 attack targeting daily Hürriyet’s headquarters in Istanbul with concern, criticizing the incident and emphasizing press freedom
Daily Hürriyet published the following editorial Sept. 8 on the physical attack targeting its Istanbul headquarters, which occurred late Sept. 6
At least 12 policemen have been killed after a police bus was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) laid on a road by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern Turkish province of Iğdır
It appears the mine explosion which blew up the armored patrol car in the mountainous Dağlıca region near Turkey’s border with Iraq on the afternoon of Sept. 6 could be a trap for a bigger ambush by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
The International Labor Organization (ILO) has been working with several countries to find a solution which would help Syrian migrants integrate into the workforce, while Turkey should not be left alone in resolving issues regarding the dramatic rise in the flow of Syrian migrants, the head of the organization has said in an exclusive interview with daily Hürriyet

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