Tagged: Turkey

Merkel Wants to Cut EU Aid to Turkey

The human rights situation in Turkey is unacceptable and EU leaders have asked their executive arm to look at cutting pre-accession aid to Ankara in a “responsible way”.


Independence Vote for Iraqi Kurds

Kurds in northern Iraq voted in large numbers in a referendum on independence on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, Turkey, Iran and the international community. The vote, organised by the Kurdish authorities, is expected...