US: Will Keep Supporting PYD

US Department of State Spokesperson Kirby has responded over Erdoğan’s question “Am I your partner or the terrorists in Kobani?” by stating that they did not consider PYD a terrorist group and will keep supporting it.

6th Regulation in Curfew in Sur

Scope of the curfew in Sur district has been enlarged, sixth change has been made in the prohibition in the district since December 11, 2015.

HDP Ends Hunger Strikes

HDP has stated that the hunger strike did its part in bringing crime against humanity in “basement of horror” incident to country and world public attention and now will continue the struggle with different methods.

EU Meeting Protocol Leaked: Erdoğan Corners EU via Refugees

The protocol of the meeting between President Erdoğan and EU authorities Juncker and Tusk regarding the refugees issue has leaked. According to the protocol, the Progress Report has been postponed until after the Turkish elections on Erdoğan’s request.

Davutoğlu Reacts Against Freedom of Press Question

Prime Minister Davutoğlu has reacted in the press release following the bilateral talk held with German Chancellor Merkel against the journalist asking him about freedom of the press and imprisoned journalists in Turkey.


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