Kurdish conflict in Turkey
US out of syria As US troops withdraw, what’s in store for Syria?

With the Kurds left without allies, what are their options now? And what is the plan of action of the US? Watch to find out.

protest-kurdish-turkey Turkish police brutally crush protests against removal of Kurdish mayors

Many Kurdish lawmakers, journalists and civilian protesters suffered injuries at the hands of the riot police. Tear gas bombs, batons and high pressure water cannons were used to suppress the protests.

Turkey Mayors Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayors, detains over 400 for PKK links

The three mayors, alleged to have links with the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party, will be replaced by state-appointed governors. Protests broke out in the cities of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin over the incident

Turkey gets first communist mayor as Erdogan suffers a blow in local body polls

The Communist Party of Turkey’s Fatih Mehmet Maçoğlu emerged victorious in the city of Tunceli. Meanwhile, the Peoples Alliance led by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost power in key metros, including Ankara and Istanbul

Around_the_world_ep_13 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 13

In this episode we look into death of Kurdish political prisoner Zülküf Gezen, Aurat Azadi March in Pakistan and Venezuelan opposition’s attempt to occupy consulate building in United States.

US troops US to keep 200 ‘peacekeeping’ troops in Syria, despite planned withdrawal

The decision to maintain some military presence in Syria is seen as a move aimed at protecting Kurdish groups aligned with the United States and a possible establishment of “safe zones” along the country’s northern border with Turkey.

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