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...


Iraq’s Kurds Vow to Vote

Iraq’s Kurds have vowed to hold an independence referendum on Monday (September 25) despite opposition from the government in Baghdad and warnings it could cause unrest across the region. Turkey and Iran fear that...