Turkish court rules Kurdish leader's jailing violated rights

World / Politics Jun 19, 2020

Turkish court rules Kurdish leader's jailing violated rights

Turkey's Constitutional Court has ruled that the lengthy jailing of a former head of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party violated his rights, a decision published on Friday showed, but he was not expected to be released due to a separate investigation. Selahattin Demirtas, one of Turkey's ...

Three killed as Kurdish forces bomb school in north Syria: Turkey

World Nov 20, 2019

Three killed as Kurdish forces bomb school in north Syria: Turkey

Kurdish fighters have bombed a school in northern Syria, killing three civilians and injuring eight others including children, the Turkish defense ministry said on Tuesday. Ankara has accused the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which it labels "terrorists," of carrying out bombings in Tal Abyad, ...