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Turkey police detain co-leaders of main pro-Kurdish party

1 year, 11 months ago
ISTANBUL: Turkish police on Friday detained the two co-leaders of the country's main pro-Kurdish party, the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), as part of a major crackdown against the group. Selahattin Demirtas was detained at his home in…

Clashes in Turkey’s main Kurdish city after vote

2 years, 11 months ago
DIYARBAKIR: Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon at Kurdish militants who were protesting after Sunday's election appeared to deliver a clear victory to the Justice and Development Party (AKP), an AFP photographer said.

At least 86 dead in attack on Ankara peace rally

3 years, 6 days ago
ANKARA: At least 86 people were killed Saturday when two explosions ripped through groups of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists gathering for an anti-government peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara.