Turkish prosecutor requests acquittal of Dutch reporter

 A Turkish prosecutor on Wednesday requested the acquittal of a Dutch journalist specialising in Kurdish issues who was accused of spreading "terrorist propaganda" for the banned Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK).

Kurdish militant leader urges congress on peace with Turkey

Jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan called on Saturday for his militant group to hold a congress on ending a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state but stopped short of declaring an immediate halt to its armed struggle.

Jailed Kurdish leader in Turkey urges PKK to lay down arms

The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Saturday urged the separatists to take a "historic" decision to lay down arms, a key step in efforts to end Turkey's long-running Kurdish insurgency.

Kurdish guerrillas steal 400 kg chemicals to make explosives: Turkey

The Turkish government on Tuesday said that insurgents belonging to Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) are likely to make explosives out of the chemicals they have stolen.

Turkey`s Kurdish peace process on track: Ruling party

 Turkey`s ruling party said on Thursday it was optimistic about the prospects for the peace process with Kurdish rebels after a spate of violence raised concern about its viability. 

Turkey bombs Kurdish rebel targets in southeast

Turkish jets bombed targets in the southeast where members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are based, the first strikes on the outlawed group since a 2013 ceasefire, a security source said today.

'Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish militant targets in southeast'

Turkish warplanes attacked Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in southeast Turkey on Sunday in the first significant air operation against the militants since the launch of a peace process two years ago, Hurriyet news website said on Tuesday.

Turkey detains Kurds at border on suspicion of links to PKK
Turkey detains Kurds at border on suspicion of links to PKK

Turkey detained dozens of Kurds who crossed the border from the besieged Syrian town of Kobane on suspicion of links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK), officials said on Wednesday.

Turkey detains Kurds at border on suspicion of links to PKK

 Turkey detained dozens of Kurds who crossed the border from the besieged Syrian town of Kobane on suspicion of having links with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK), officials said Wednesday.

Turkey slaps curfew to disperse protests over IS advance

 Turkey Tuesday declared a curfew in three provinces in an effort to disperse demonstrations against the advance of Islamic State (IS) militants into Kurdish populated Kobane town in northern Syria, media reported.

Turkey fears PKK could obtain arms sent to Iraq

Weapons sent by Western countries to forces fighting Islamic militants in Iraq may end up in the hands of Kurdish rebels in Turkey, Turkish foreign minister warned on Monday.

Militants kidnap 10 children in Turkey

Militants of the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) have kidnapped 10 children in Turkey's eastern province of Mus, a media report said Monday.

Seven people abducted by Kurdish militants in Turkey

A group of the outlawed Kurdish Workers` Party (PKK) militants have kidnapped seven people in southeastern Turkey, the media reported Sunday.

Abducted Turkey army officer released by Kurdish rebels

A Turkish army officer, who was kidnapped by suspected Kurdish Workers` Party (PKK) rebels, was released in southeastern province of Diyarbakir, media reported Sunday.

Two Kurdish protesters killed in clashes with Turkey soldiers

Two Kurdish protesters have died of gunshot wounds sustained during fierce clashes with Turkish soldiers in the country`s southeast.

Kurdish rebels halt withdrawal from Turkey: Report

Kurdish rebels have halted their pullout from Turkey, accusing Ankara of breaking its part of a ceasefire deal, but vowed to respect a truce, a pro-Kurdish news agency reported on Monday.

Kurdish feud behind Paris slayings: Turkey PM

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blamed a feud among Kurdish rebels as the prime reason behind the killings of three activists in Paris.

Eight killed in minibus blast in Turkey

Kurdish guerrillas are suspected to be behind the roadside bomb attack.