Tag archive for ‘PKK’
By admin On Saturday, April 27th, 2013

NEWS SCAN for Turkey – April 27th, 2013

Down below you will find a summary of topics from major Turkish papers and internet sites. Government says withdrawal of outlawed PKK militants developing according to plans On the contrary to negative statements More...

By admin On Friday, April 26th, 2013

PKK to start withdrawal from Turkey on May 8

Following Öcalan’s historic call on March 21 for the withdrawal, as a result of the ongoing efforts to find a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue, the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will start withdrawing More...

By admin On Friday, September 28th, 2012

Turkish PM Erdoğan says new talks with terror organization possible

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan signalled that new talks between the state and outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) might be possible as his government faces an upsurge in violence in the country’s More...

By admin On Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Is Iran trying to destabilize Turkey through Kurdish issue?

Hannes Swoboda, the head of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, has condemned acts of terror in Turkey and accused the Iranian government of seeking to inflame tensions in its neighbor. “I More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Terrorists hit in Bingöl Turkey: 10 soldiers dead.. 70 injured

Nine Turkish soldiers were killed and 70 others were injured when terrorists from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attacked a military convoy with rocket launchers in the eastern province of Bingöl, sources More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Erdoğan: Operations would cease if terrorists laid down arms

The Turkish state will not cease operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Southeast Anatolia until the militants lay down their arms, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said yesterday. “The More...

By admin On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Armed forces carry out operations against terrorists in SE Turkey

In ongoing operations in the Southeastern provinces of Hakkâri, Şırnak and Diyarbakır, the Turkish Armed Forces has killed 115 terrorists. In Northern Iraq 25 terrorists have been killed. Chief of General Staff More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Erdoğan slams parties involved in or supporting terrorist attacks

Ankara’s reaction to the treacherous attack in Beytüşşebap, Şırnak has been harsh. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan emphasizes the fact that these perpetrators will never be allowed to realize their intentions. A More...

By admin On Monday, September 3rd, 2012

10 soldiers killed in terrorist attack in SE Turkey

10 Turkish soldiers, 20 PKK militants killed in clashes Ten Turkish soldiers were killed and seven were injured in attacks by suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern More...

By admin On Sunday, August 26th, 2012

No-fly zone over Syria alternative under discussion

Forming an international coalition to impose a partial no-fly zone over Syria, in order to provide protection for the Syrian population on the run from the civil war ongoing in the country, has been under discussion More...