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Turkey issues arrest warrant for Syrian Kurdish leader


© AFP/File | Salih Muslim, leader of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), speaks during an interview in Marseille, southern France, on December 1, 2013… 92 more words

European Union urges Turkey to safeguard democracy, human right


© AFP/File | In a statement, EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini said member states were watching developments in Turkey with “grave concern”

BRUSSELS (AFP) – The European Union on Tuesday urged Turkey to safeguard democracy, hitting back the day after Ankara gave EU ambassadors a dressing down over growing criticism of a massive post-coup crackdown. 393 more words

Turkey detains pro-Kurd politicians and within hours PKK has response — a minibus laden with explosives

ANKARA, Turkey — A car bomb attack in the largest city in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast region killed eight people Friday, hours after authorities detained at least 12 pro-Kurdish lawmakers for questioning in terror-related probes. 798 more words


Kurdistan Workers' Party claims responsibility for deadly car bomb attack in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey’s state-run news agency says at least one person was killed and 30 others were wounded in a car bomb attack in the city of Diyarbakir. 508 more words


Civilians Killed as Large Explosion Hits Turkey's Kurdish Region

(ANKARA, Turkey) — A large explosion, believed to be caused by a car bomb, hit the largest city in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast region on Friday. 230 more words

Turkey Detains 11 Pro-Kurdish Lawmakers in Terrorism-Related Probe

(ISTANBUL) — Authorities in Turkey detained 11 pro-Kurdish lawmakers early Friday as part of ongoing terror-related investigations, including both party co-chairs and other senior officials, the Interior Ministry said. 325 more words

Three Soldiers Killed In Turkey

At least three soldiers have been killed, and a further five wounded, by mortar fire by militants, in southeastern Turkey. 60 more words