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PKK extends unilateral ceasefire

Post Views: 11 Head of the Executive Committee of the Kurdistan Democratic Confederation Murat Karayilan stated that they have extended the unilateral ceasefire declared on 13 August for another month. “The ceasefire will be reviewed in a month time and

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Turkey closer to settlement of Kurdish issue, say civil groups 0

Post Views: 3 The government has for the past few months been focused on finding a peaceful and democratic solution to the Kurdish issue. The efforts have come to fruition recently, with an atmosphere of non-violence between the Turkish security

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Turkey’s hopes dented again in wake of Hakkari mine blast 0

Post Views: 5 Turkey’s hopes dented again in wake of Hakkari mine blast   AY?E KARABAT While the nation’s morale received a huge boost following the wide acceptance of constitutional changes guaranteeing further rights and freedoms in Turkey and the

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PKK denies involvement in attack on minibus

Post Views: 6 Yesim ComertIstanbul, Turkey (CNN) — A Kurdish separatist movement has denied involvement in a bombing Thursday that killed nine people in a southeastern Turkish province, an explosion that drew swift condemnation and a vow to respond from

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Lauded negotiator eyes hopes for peace in Turkey’s Southeast 0

Post Views: 4 Lauded negotiator eyes hopes for peace in Turkey’s Southeast A Nobel Peace Prize winner who played an instrumental role in the process of disarming the Irish Republican Army has come to Turkey at a critical time to meet

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’Decentralization’ remains central aim of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party

Post Views: 5 ’Decentralization’ remains central aim of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish partyGÖKSEL BOZKURT – SERKAN DEM?RTA?ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News Urging decentralization of the Turkish state, the co-chairwoman of the country’s largest pro-Kurdish party says it is a possible solution to

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US Journalist Deported from Turkey After Reporting on Plight of Kurds 0

Post Views: 4 US Journalist Deported from Turkey After Reporting on Plight of Kurds AMY GOODMAN: We begin today with the American journalist Jake Hess, who was arrested in Turkey nearly two weeks ago and deported back to the United

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Turkish government established dialogue with Ocalan

Post Views: 6 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) says Turkish government established dialogue with Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan before the ceasefire declaration on August 13.Kurdish Democratic Confederation (KCK) released a statement regarding speculations on Turkish governments dialogue with Ocalan. KCK said

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Ocalan unveils pillars of Democratic Autonomy

Post Views: 8 Imprisoned leader of PKK Abdullah Ocalan said it is a historical period that we are going through and Democratic Autonomy is the solution project of the Kurds.In the course of his regular lawyer’s visit, the imprisoned Kurdish

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PKK announced new unilateral ceasefire

Post Views: 17 The PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) announced a new unilateral ceasefire that will last until 20th September. PKK’s frame organisation, KCK released a statement in which it said that Kurdish guerrillas will hold their fire until 20 September.

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