Daily Archives: October 20, 2017

Merkel wants EU aid cut to Turkey for democratic backsliding

Merkel wants EU aid cut to Turkey for democratic backsliding BRUSSELS – Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for cuts in European Union financial assistance aimed at helping Turkey get ready for eventual EU membership, given what she called a … Continue reading

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Journalists’ detentions, prosecutions in Turkey ‘arbitrary,’ Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Righ ts says

The Council of Europe’s commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Nils Muižnieks, has indicated that the detention and prosecution of journalists in Turkey was “prone to arbitrary application due their vague formulation”. His report also states that Turkey was violating the … Continue reading

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Women from CHP Show Red Card to Law Draft on Muftis

A Mufti is an Islamic scholar who interprets and expounds Islamic law. They are jurist qualified to give authoritative legal opinions. Called by the Republican People’s Party Istanbul Provincial Women’s Branch, women have answered the call by staging demonstration against … Continue reading

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