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Pro-EU rhetoric amid un-EU crackdown in Turkish election

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Turkey still aims to join the EU, its authoritarian leader has said, in an election campaign marred by censorship and judicial attacks on opponents. His speech comes amid EU concerns that the upcoming election, on 24 June, will move Turkey … Continue reading

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EU enlargement: Albania advances, Turkey ‘backslides’

Albania and Macedonia should start accession talks, but human rights abuses mean Turkey’s position should stay on hold, EU says in a draft report seen by EUobserver. from News from EUobserver https://ift.tt/2Hpjj3I via CHPBrussels

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[Opinion] Turkey is about to jail Amnesty chief on trumped-up charges

The chair of Amnesty International Turkey could be jailed for 15 years on Wednesday for alleged membership of a “terrorist organisation”. No evidence of any criminal wrongdoing has been presented. from News from EUobserver http://ift.tt/2DKbhND via CHPBrussels

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[Ticker] EU tax haven blacklist may include Turkey

Turkey may end up on the EU’s blacklist of tax havens, according to confidential documents seen by Bloomberg. The news agency on Thursday reported that the EU working group tasked with coming up with the list said Turkey had not … Continue reading

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