Selahattin Demirtas

German singer arrested in Turkey's Edirne

A German-Kurdish singer Saide Inac has been remanded in custody in Turkey on terrorism-related charges. Inac, 47, who goes by the artistic name Hozan Cane, was detained on June 22 in the western province of Edirne …

More than 10 MPs detained in Turkey

Turkey detained two co-leaders and ten other lawmakers of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) early on Friday over reluctance to give …

Turkish MPs may be deprived of parliamentary immunity

The Turkish parliament will begin to debate the draft law on depriving MPs of the parliamentary immunity, The Guardian reports. A push by the Turkish government to strip parliamentarians of their immunity is a clear attempt by the …

Selahattin Demirtas could lose immunity

Turkey has opened a criminal investigation into the leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, on charges ranging from humiliating the Turkish people to insulting the president and the …

Talks on forming coalition government start in Turkey

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has started talks with the leader of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglu, on forming a coalition government, TRT Haber news channel reports. Following this, the prime minister is expected to hold