US State Department representative Nicholas Grainger has visited the Kurdish-controlled Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria amid the rapprochement negotiations between Ankara and Damascus.
The first mass meeting will be held by the left-wing Labour and Freedom Alliance led by the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party on 15 January in Istanbul as part of its electoral campaign.
A Turkish court has extended the communications ban against Abdullah Öcalan, ensuring the jailed PKK leader will remain incommunicado for more than two years.
A ‘Troll army’ consisting of 8,000 people has been employed by the Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu according to opposition MP Özgür Özel. Soylu’s office denies all claims.
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