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Turkish PM: No New Peace Talks With PKK

Binali Yildirim, the Prime Minister of Turkey, said that the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) wasted an opportunity for a re-launch of the peace talks with Ankara by continuing their attacks against Turkey.

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Turkish Parliamentary Parties React to “Euphrates Shield” Operation

The largest opposition party in Turkey, Republican People’s Party (CHP),  publicly supported Operation “Euphrates Shield”, but called it “long overdue”. The Pro-Kurdish and Turkey’s 3rd largest party Democratic Peoples’ Party (HDP) criticized the AKP government for dragging the nation into “vortex of war“ without the consent of the parliament.

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Turkey Prepares for the Largest Pro-Democracy Rally Yet

A rally organized by the Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), and supported by two opposition parties, the Republican People’s Party (CHP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), will be held tomorrow, August 7, in the Yenkapy square of Istanbul.

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Clashes and attacks in Turkey’s southeast adds to spiral of violence

This morning, a car bomb hit an armored police transport vehicle in Dicle, which is in Turkey’s south eastern Diyarbakir province. The blast killed one policeman and injured seven additional people, six of whom were civilians. The strength of the explosion was so great that it damaged surrounding roads and buildings; security forces subsequently began …

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