The identity of Kurdish activist Nagihan Akarsel’s murderer has been publicly announced as Ankara-born İsmail Peker for the first time.
Turkey’s and Syria’s defence ministers and intelligence service chiefs on Wednesday joined a trilateral negotiation with Russia’s Defence Minister in Moscow.
476 protesters have been killed by security forces in Iran and at least 100 have been sentenced to death, according to the NGO, Iran Human Rights. The NGO say that the actual numbers are almost certainly much higher than what they have confirmed.
A family of one of the Kurds who lost their lives in the Paris shooting believes there to have been political motivation behind the attack, while French authorities point to the racist past of the perpetrator.
Left-wing French MPs call for the removal of the PKK from the European Union’s terrorism list, as they said Friday’s attack against a Kurdish cultural centre in Paris was a terrorist attack.
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