Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECHR) ruling on the jailed former co-chair of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition amounted to support of ‘terrorism’.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday urged Turkey to swiftly process the legal case of the ex-head of the pro-Kurdish opposition, saying his pre-trial detention had gone on longer than could be justified.
Germany’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas announced that 18 Saudi nationals believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been banned from entering Europe’s border-free Schengen zone.
US President Donald Trump has refused to listen to the audio tape of the murder of Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi while saying the killing was ‘vicious’.
Turkish authorities released yesterday (November 17) 11 people who were detained on Friday under an investigation into jailed rights activist Osman Kavala.
Police in Istanbul detained 13 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation launched into an association, Anadolu Kultur, that was headed by Osman Kavala, a jailed prominent businessperson, and activist.
President Tayyip Erdogan accusing the youth, who demand that their student-loans be waived, of being ‘freeloader’ has amplified the concerns on student-loans.
The US Defense Department has delivered a report to Congress detailing implications of Turkey receiving 100 F-35 fighter jets, removing a key hurdle to concluding the deal.
Inflammatory rhetoric pervades the media, 90% of which is estimated to be pro-government. That is because opposition outlets have been steadily shut down, branded ‘terrorist propaganda’, or financially crippled.
The White House is looking for ways to remove the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen from the U.S., NBC reports, to placate Turkey over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.