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Turkey Kurdish Conflict

International Justice: The Case of Cyprus

Constantine Tzanos | Posted 05.13.2016 | World
Constantine Tzanos

On May 22, 2016, the Greek Cypriots in the independent south of Cyprus will go to the polls, with the issue of the reunification of the island heavily...

Fate of Turkish Democracy To Be Tested By the AKP and Its Archival, The Pro-Kurdish HDP

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 01.05.2017 | World
Yavuz Baydar

As the Kurdish conflict with severe measures threatens to bury whatever remains of hopes to establish peace, indications from the HDP camp, represented as the third largest group in Turkish parliament with 59 deputies of 550 are also clear.

How Turkey's New Government Can Advance Peace in the Region

Carl Bildt | Posted 06.16.2016 | World
Carl Bildt

VIENNA -- The success of the mainly Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party in capturing 13 percent of the vote in the recent election -- a total well above the party's core constituency -- should boost the Kurds' confidence and ease the way ahead in the peace process. But the far-right Nationalist Movement Party performed strongly in the election, capturing 16 percent of the vote, probably owing largely to popular opposition to the opening to the Kurds.

Kurds Clash With Turkish Police While Calling For Release Of PKK Leader

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2015 | World

By Seyhmus Cakan DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Thousands of Kurds rallied in towns across Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast o...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Bad News For U.S.-Turkish Cooperation: ISIS May Have Launched Attack From Turkey

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Any day now, the U.S. and Turkey may finally reach an agreement on jointly combating the Islamic State. But in the meantime, Turkey appe...

A Ceasefire and an Apology

Imam Abdullah Antepli | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Imam Abdullah Antepli

It seems idiotic and self-destructive for either Turkey or Israel to lose the other as an ally. These two countries can potentially do so much good for their citizens, as well as the Middle East.

Turkey's 'Kurdish Question' Takes Center Stage After Elections And New Bloodshed

HURRIYET/Worldcrunch | Ismet Berkan | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

ISTANBUL - Sometimes it helps to discuss matters openly. Yes, the 30-year-old Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) is a terrorist organization with blood on i...