PKK

Who are the Kurds?
Kurds, Kurdistan, PKK, SDF, YPG, Turkey, Syria
In Depth

Who are the Kurds?

US accused of ‘betrayal’ after stepping aside for Turkish assault on Kurdish-held territory in northern Syria
10 Oct 2019
Israel endorses independent Kurdish state
Iraqi Kurds campaigning for independence carry their flag through the streets
In Brief

Israel endorses independent Kurdish state

Iraqi Kurds are preparing to vote in a referendum on independence
14 Sep 2017
Istanbul: ten dead in suspected Islamic State attack
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In Brief

Istanbul: ten dead in suspected Islamic State attack

Nine Germans among those killed by suicide bomber in tourist area of Sultanahmet
12 Jan 2016
Turkey elections: why the nation voted for Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
In Brief

Turkey elections: why the nation voted for Erdogan

Justice and Development Party (AKP) retains majority in surprise results amid a climate of fear and violence
2 Nov 2015
Turkey bombs Kurdish rebels as nation continues to mourn
Turkey bombing
In Brief

Turkey bombs Kurdish rebels as nation continues to mourn

Air strikes launched after deadly suicide bombings at a peace rally in Ankara that left 97 people dead
12 Oct 2015
High-handed Erdogan: what lies behind the violence in Turkey
Robert Fox
In Depth

High-handed Erdogan: what lies behind the violence in Turkey

Turkey is officially secular – and the protesters don't like Erdogan's increasingly Islamic agenda
3 Jun 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 10 Jan 2013
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 10 Jan 2013

10 Jan 2013

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