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A step back from the death penalty

Tentatively, cautiously, we can say that Turkey is dropping talk of reinstating capital punishment...

The first step of the peace process: a PKK ceasefire

The imprisoned PKK leader issues a call for peace to a crowd of thousands in Turkey's southeast...

Talking to the prisoner

Never before has Turkey been so far down the road towards peace with its Kurdish minority. In themselves, negotiations are nothing new. They have been held on-and-off and in...

Jailed for courtesy

Should the jailed leader of the PKK be given an honorific?...