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Kurds Central to Turkey Vote

As Turkey faces its second parliamentary election in five months, the country's Kurdish minority has once again become central to the vote.  The pro-Kurdish HDP party won seats in parliament for the first time in June, depriving the ruling AK party of a majority.  After hopes that a cease-fire deal between the government and PKK Kurdish separatists in the east would finally bring peace, fighting erupted again over the summer. In eastern Turkey's remote Erzurum province,...

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