5 days ago
And what's entailed in the deal between Turkey's national intelligence agency and Ocalan, a captive for 14 years, leading him to order the withdrawal of the PKK armed forces from Turkey?
10 days ago
These include allowing Ocalan, now in jail on an island near Istanbul, into perhaps some less restrictive form of detention, the release of thousands of pro-PKK Kurdish politicians now in Turkish...
10 days ago
"The PKK says hundreds of the group's fighters were attacked as they withdrew from Turkey in 1999, after Ocalan was captured and ordered his fighters to withdraw for peace with Turkey.
61 days ago
A party official says a group of Kurdish legislators has traveled to a prison island off Istanbul to confer with rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan on efforts to end the decades-old bloody conflict.
80 days ago
Sabah newspaper and other media said Ocalan's proposal foresees the PKK fighters' withdrawal from Turkey by Aug. 15, when the group marks the anniversary of the start of its armed struggle in 1984.
84 days ago
The government declared in December that it was holding talks with Ocalan with the goal of convincing the rebels to declare a cease-fire, withdraw from Turkey and disarm.
123 days ago
"Talks with Ocalan are aimed at persuading the PKK to disarm and end the conflict that has claimed tens of thousands of lives since 1984.
127 days ago
Cansiz and Ocalan's now-estranged wife, Kesire Yildirim, were the only two women among a core group that founded the PKK in a village in southeast Turkey in 1978.
129 days ago
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's appeal Wednesday comes as Turkish officials are holding talks with jailed rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan with the goal of convincing the group to disarm and end a conflict...
134 days ago
Last week, the government confirmed that Turkey's intelligence agency was talking to Abdullah Ocalan with the aim of convincing the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, to disarm.
139 days ago
Akdogan's comments came days after Erdogan also said Turkey's intelligence agency has resumed discussions with rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan, who is serving a life term on a prison island off...