Abdullah Öcalan Current Affairs, GK & News
The local elections for the posts of Mayors and Municipal Councils, in Turkey have pronounced significance for one corner of Turkey. The area under scan has witnessed as many as hundred Mayors being removed from office in recent years and getting replaced by “Kayyum” which are government-appointed trustees. The move has always been labelled as ..
Topics: Abdullah Öcalan • Controversies during the November 2015 Turkish general election • In Turkey • Kurdish separatism in Turkey • Kurdistan • Kurdistan Freedom Hawks • Kurdistan Workers' Party • Politics by country • Politics of Turkey
The Kurds live mainly in Turkey, Iran and Iraq and probably number about 25-35 million worldwide. They are the most important ethnic group without a state of their own. They are mostly Sunni Muslims and have their own languages. About 15 million Kurds live in Turkey, 6 million in Iran, 5 million in Iraq and ..
Topics: Abdullah Öcalan • Geography of Asia • Geography of Kurdistan • Iranian Kurdistan • Kurdish separatism in Turkey • Kurdistan • Kurdistan independence movement • Kurdistan Workers' Party • Kurds in Turkey • Turkish Kurdistan • Upper Mesopotamia • Western Asia