Kurdistan Workers' Party

PKK abducts soldier in southeastern Turkey

A Turkish soldier was taken by suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on May 27, security sources have said.

A masked group set up a roadblock on the highway linking the districts of Lice and Hani in Diyarbakır, checking the identity cards of drivers.

Turkish PM calls on HDP to free children abducted by PKK

PM Erdoğan says the HDP should take role in getting back kidnapped children from the outlawed PKK or the government will launch alternative plans to the ongoing peace process Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has delivered an ultimatum-like statement to the pro-Kurdish party represented at Parliament, saying it should work for the release of a group of children abducted by the outlaw

Clashes between PKK members and security forces end after two days in southeastern Turkey

The clashes that had erupted between members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and security forces in southeastern province of Diyarbakır have ended after a two day skirmish.

The attack began when the PKK blocked a main road in the region.