Turkish police on Monday detained the former co-leader of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party, an official said, just two days after she handed over her job to a successor. Serpil Kemalbay was taken by police in Ankara in front of her home over her criticism of Turkey's three week offensive against Kurdish militia inside Syria, an official from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), who asked not to be named, told AFP.
Turkish police detained more than 100 pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) officials on Monday over alleged links to Kurdish militants in a country-wide operation, state media reported. Some 118 HDP officials, including from ...
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police detained 18 people on Tuesday suspected of recruiting fighters for Syria's al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, media said, days before world leaders were due to meet at a G20 summit in southern Turkey.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police on Tuesday detained the co-mayors of the mainly Kurdish southeast's biggest city, part of a government crackdown after more than a year of militant violence in the region, security sources said.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities detained nine officials from the country's main pro-Kurdish opposition party on Saturday, a party official said, a day after the party's leaders were formally arrested.