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12/08/2014 - France

France calls on EU to help Iraq's Kurds

French Foreign affairs minister Laurent Fabius calls on the European Union to respond to appeals from Iraq's Kurds for arms to fight Islamic State jihadists, as European envoys meet in Brussels for ...
Members of the minority Yazidi sect who have fled the violence in the province of Dohuk on August 10, 2014.
11/08/2014 - Frane - Iraq - Europe

US arms Iraqi Kurds as France makes appeal to EU to mobilise

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has called on the European Union to respond to calls for arms from Iraq’s beleagured Kurds as they start to make gains against Islamic State fighters who ...
Lawyer Edip Yigit in  Diyarbakir
09/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey-Kurd peace process faces uncertain future as Erdogan stands for president

Turkey’s Kurdish minority has high hopes of the peace process started under Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is standing for president in Sunday's election.
A banner backing Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Diyarbakir
07/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Left-wing candidate Demirtas counts on Kurds in Turkey’s presidential election … but second round may surprise

Selhettin Demirtas is standing for minority rights and a left-wing agenda in Turkey’s presidential election.
Gezi Park a year after the protests against its redevelopment
06/08/2014 - Report: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey’s Gezi Park protesters fear Erdogan presidential victory

In Turkey’s first-ever direct election of its president Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is defending the 12-year legacy of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) in government.
Selahattin Demirtaş
01/08/2014 - Explainer: Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkish presidential candidates: Selahattin Demirtas

Selahattin Demirtas could be called the Gezi Park candidate in Turkey’s presidential election.
A pro-Erdogan rally in Diyarbakir, south-east Turkey
31/07/2014 - Analysis: Turkey presidential election 2014

Erdogan defends Islamic AKP’s pro-business record in Turkey’s presidential election

Turkey’s current Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes to change job in the first-ever direct election of the country’s president this month. After last year’s opposition protest, will the majority of Turks endorse the pro-business policies of his Islamic AKP party?

Missing Kurdish children in Turkey
22/07/2014 - International report

Missing Kurdish children in Turkey

A growing number of Kurdish families in Turkey are calling for the return of their children who they say have been abducted by the Kurdish rebel group, the PKK.
Turkey concerns grow over ISIS
30/06/2014 - International report

Turkey concerns grow over ISIS

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, the extremist group known as ISIS, continues to score victories across Iraq.
Protesters bore placards declaring  "Erdogan. The assasin is not welcome in Lyon. Turkey's Dictator - Get Out"
22/06/2014 - Turkey - France

Protests greet Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan on visit to France

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was met by demonstrators when he visited the central French city of Lyon on Saturday.