Criminal Complaint by HDP Against Minister of Interior Soylu

The HDP has filed a criminal complaint upon Minister of Interior Soylu’s statements against HDP co-Chair Demirtaş on charges of “defaming” and inciting people to animosity and hostility”.

Number of Registered Child Workers Exceeds 400,000

Minister of Labor and Security Müezzinoğlu has declared that the number of candidate rookies, rookies and intern students employed under 17 has reached 401,464 as of November 2015.

Barzani Meets With Ahmet Türk, Sırrı Sakık

President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Barzani, Ahmet Türk and Sırrı Sakık had a meeting yesterday discussing about how to get back to the spirit of 2013 when the peace negotiations had started.

Bomb Attack on Train in Diyarbakır

A bomb attack has been launched on a freight train bound for Batman from Diyarbakır. There are no casualties in the attack.

HDP Urfa MP Ayhan Released Following Prosecution Questioning

HDP Urfa MP İbrahim Ayhan has been detained at Urfa Airport. Ayhan has been released following the prosecution questioning.

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