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Will PKK Ceasefire Change Turkey’s Regional Role?

Erdogan is accredited for reviving Turkey, but has one more test to go: the Kurdish issue.

The March 21 ceasefire in the battle between the Kurdistan Workers’ Party and the Turkish state offers Turkey not only the hope of peace after decades of bloodshed, but poses profound implications for the region at large. “If this [peace] process is successful, Turkey will be in a position to …

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Nelson Mandela Back in the Hospital With Lung Infection

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized with a recurrent lung infection.
(Photo: Leon Neal AFP, Getty Images)

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is back in the hospital due to a recurrence of a lung infection, the South African government said on Thursday morning. “We appeal to the people of South Africa and the world to pray for our beloved Madiba and his family and to keep …

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