May 8, 2013 — In a landmark first step, thousands of militant Kurdish fighters of the PKK are pulling out of Turkey and into northern Iraq. There's cautious optimism about the process, which has failed before. Kurds say unless Turkey reforms its policy toward Kurds, the militants won't disarm completely.
Mar 21, 2013 — The jailed leader of the Kurdish rebels says it's a "new era" and calls for a cease-fire in a war against Turkey that has lasted for nearly three decades.
Jan 10, 2013 — There are fears that the murders are aimed at scuttling talks between the Turkish government and the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).