""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Iraqi Kurdistan votes in independence referendum
All you need to know about Kurdistan's bid to split from Baghdad.
Baghdad ups pressure against independence referendum.
Turkey's parliament have voted to extend the authorisation to deploy Turkish troops in Iraq and Syria.
World powers are worried independence for Iraq's Kurdish region could stir tensions.
President Erdogan of Turkey says the vote could lead to further instability in an already vulnerable region.
Iraqi Kurds launch referendum campaign ahead of independence vote on September 25
Iran and Turkey are again voicing their opposition to a planned referendum on Iraqi Kurdish independence.
A truck bombing at a military outpost has killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more in Turkey.
Bomb blasts in two cities in southeast Turkey killed nine people and wounded 38 on Wednesday. Security sources are blaming the Kurdistan Workers Party known as the PKK.
Two police officers were killed in a car bomb explosion in southeast Turkey on Sunday. The blast targeted police headquarters in the city of
A Turkish soldier has been killed and dozens injured in a truck bomb in Diyarbakir province in the southeast of the country. Thirty-nine soldiers and
The war against the group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL, is also a war against its beliefs.
As the funerals for the 28 soldiers who died in Wednesday’s suicide bomb attack in Ankara take place, Turkey is on the offensive. The Turkish
Protests against Turkey in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region turned violent on Sunday (Feb.7) as demonstrators called for the United Nations to
Turkey’s prime minister Ahmed Davutoglu has cancelled a meeting with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which had been planned for next
Fighting continued in the Turkish town of Cizre Wednesday, as government forces shelled buildings they say were being used by the outlawed Kurdistan
The Turkish Prime Minister is vowing not to back down in the fight against the Kurdistan Workers Party or PKK
Police fired tear gas as clashes broke out in the south eastern Turkish district of Nusaybin. They happened after a group of deputies from the
The Kurdistan Workers’ Party, the PKK, said on Thursday it was calling off a month-long ceasefire. The announcement came a day after Turkey’s