The Kurdish PKK’s call for a ceasefire is prompting mixed reaction in Turkey. Thousands of Kurds died or disappeared during the decades of conflict. Many Turkish soldiers also died. Some now want justice as well as peace
The Turkish government accuses left-wing politician Andrej Hunko of supporting the Kurdistan Workers' Party. The group has been labeled a terrorist organization by the EU and the US.
Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas is running in the Turkish presidential election — from prison. He may have a huge following in the country, but he has received little coverage in Turkey's mainstream press.
Turkey's military has said its warplanes hit 12 Kurdish rebel targets in cross-border raids in northern Iraq. It comes as the Turkey's defense minister said it would not stop until all rebel groups were removed.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won every election in Turkey for the past 16 years. The current economic crisis means he is now in danger of losing his parliamentary majority — and re-election as president is far from certain.
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