Kurdish mayors lead hunger strike in an effort to promote peaceful negotiation, not violence.
The New Yorker
At the International Conference on Family Planning in Dakar, a new study suggesting that hormonal contraception shots may double the risk of women becoming H.I.V.-positive created a stir.
The recent earthquake in Turkey devastated Van, a center of Kurdish resistance to the Turkish government. Some hope the tragedy and the rescue effort that followed will help the two sides reconcile.