World Bulletin / News Desk
The militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) kidnapped the Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) Hakkari provincial head on Monday.
Mecit Tarhan, who has been working as the AK Party provincial head for two terms, was kidnapped by the militants early on Monday. He had been receiving threats constantly, according to initial reports.
The PKK also abducted Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy Hüseyin Aygün last month in Tunceli province, releasing him after two days of captivity.
Opinion piece penned by presidential aide in UK newspaper says Yes vote ended era of weak coalition governments
Turkey's Justice and Development Party will hold meeting to renew president's membership
Turkish president calls for 'common sense' in Macedonia
Neither European Court of Human Rights nor Constitutional Court can change decision of the people, says Yildirim
Russian surveillance vessel sinks after hitting freighter off Turkish coast
Turkish president defends constitutional change referendum
Attack in Ercis district of Van province leaves 3 village guards wounded
John Bass addresses 8th Atlantic Council Istanbul Summit
BIST 100 index opens 0.19 percent higher, US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands at around 3.56
A PKK militant Abdi Ferhad Sahin who is on the most wanted list has been seen briefing an American commander in Syria
Officer probably served during Russo-Ottoman war of 1877-78
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim talks to President Masoud Barzani after Turkish airstrike
President accuses developed countries of turning blind eye to famine facing 14 million people