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Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Nicosia [Cyprus], March 22 (ANI): Before the ink was dry on President Tayyip Erdogan's much touted "Human Rights Action Plan," announced on March 2, the autocratic President of Turkey showed his real "commitment" to human rights, by granting the wish of his ultra-nationalist ally Devlet Bahc
Ankara [Turkey], March 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkish forces killed eight members of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in northern Syria after they opened fire on Turkey's troops in the region, Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
Washington [US], March 18 (ANI): A possible ban of Turkey's opposition pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) will further undermine democracy in the country, a spokesperson for the US Department of State said on Wednesday (local time).
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Baghdad [Iraq], February 20 (ANI): The sentencing of Iraqi Kurdish journalists Sherwan Sherwani and Guhdar Zebari to six years in jail "for jeopardising Kurdish national security" is "unfair and disproportionate", according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
Updated : 11 months ago IST
Raqqa [Syria], July 15 (Sputnik/ANI): Three bombs have exploded at the headquarters of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces' (SDF) military prosecutor's office in the northern province of Raqqa, the Syrian Al-Watan newspaper reported.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Damascus [Syria], May 17 (Sputnik/ANI): Seven terrorists affiliated to the Islamic State have escaped a Kurdish-guarded prison in northeastern Syria, state media reported Sunday.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
Virginia [USA], Jan 17 (ANI): The major gains made by pro-Kurdish left-wing People's Democratic Party (HDP) in the 2014 presidential polls and 2015 general election of Turkey made President Recep Tayyip Erdogan use his power by punishing his Kurdish opponents through the judicial route to se
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Jan 8 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday (local time) held a telephonic conversation with Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Masrour Barzani over the missile attacks by Iran targetting two US bases in Iraq and both agreed to stay in 'close t
Rojava [Syria], Dec 21 (ANI): Turkey is pursuing a policy of political, cultural, social and economic genocide against the Kurds and preventing them from life, claims Ilham Ahmed, president of an executive committee of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDF), adding that such actions may harm
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Ankara [Turkey], Nov 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that his country was ready to resume its offensive in northeastern Syria if the United States and Russia do not implement their share of agreements on the withdrawal of Kurdish militia, whom Ankar
Al-Bab [Syria], Nov 16 (ANI): At least 10 civilians were killed and 15 others suffered injuries in a car bomb attack on Saturday in the Syrian city of al-Bab, Sputnik reported.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Damascus [Syria], Nov 12 (ANI): At least seven people were killed and 70 others sustained injuries when three car bombs exploded nearly simultaneously in the largely Kurdish city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria near the Turkish police.