Turkey to bring big changes in fight against terrorism

Turkey has announced plans to overhaul its counterterrorism operations system in the fight against separatist violence of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The government has revealed that they are to abandon the methods used by the General Staff for the past 25 years. The Police Special Operations Units and Gendarmerie Special Operations Units will now … Continue reading

Minority newspapers to get grants

Following a meeting with the Press Bulletin Authority (BIK), newspapers run by minorities of Turkey are optimistic of the future of their publications. Work was already underway for minority newspapers to gain a share of official bulletins, with local authorities paying publications to print. Yasin Aras, the communication advisor for BİK, told the Hürriyet Daily … Continue reading