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Pro-Kurdish party launches protests against Turkish crackdown

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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Turkey's pro-Kurdish parliamentary opposition launched three months of protests on Tuesday against a state crackdown which has seen dozens of lawmakers and mayors jailed over suspected links to militant separatists.

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EU to Turkey - respect for rights 'imperative' to join bloc 25 Jul 2017

BRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday delivered its most public criticism yet of Turkey's security crackdown since last year's failed coup, saying there could be no progress on Ankara's bid to join the bloc without an end to human rights abuses.

German row puts Turkish clothing export target in jeopardy 25 Jul 2017

ISTANBUL Turkey's clothing sector, a main driver of its foreign sales, may miss this year's export target if a row with Germany is not resolved, a leading manufacturer said on Tuesday.

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Turkey's Erdogan rails against 'agents' fuelling Germany dispute 25 Jul 2017

ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan stoked a dispute with NATO ally Germany on Tuesday, warning of Western agents "roaming free" in Turkey and telling those who threaten the country with embargoes to be ready for the consequences.

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Migrant deal with Turkey working well, says EU official 25 Jul 2017

VIENNA An EU deal with Turkey to stem the westward flow of migrants is working well, and day-to-day bilateral ties are better than rhetoric might suggest, the bloc's top official for relations with neighbouring states said.

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Turkey's Erdogan ends tour with no sign of Qatar progress 25 Jul 2017

DOHA Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan left Qatar on Monday after two days in the Gulf trying to mediate in the worst row among Arab states for years but there was no sign he had made any progress.

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan ends tour with no sign of Qatar progress 25 Jul 2017

DOHA, July 24 Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan left Qatar on Monday after two days in the Gulf trying to mediate in the worst row among Arab states for years but there was no sign he had made any progress.

RPT-Turkey's Erdogan ends Gulf tour with no progress reported on Qatar crisis 24 Jul 2017

DOHA, July 24 Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan left Qatar on Monday after two days in the Gulf trying to mediate in the worst row among Arab states for years but there was no sign he had made any progress.

Turkey's Erdogan ends Gulf tour with no progress reported on Qatar crisis 24 Jul 2017

DOHA, July 24 Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan left Qatar on Monday after two days in the Gulf trying to mediate in the worst row among Arab states for years but there was no sign he had made any progress.

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Top Merkel aide says Turkey's conduct 'unacceptable' 23 Jul 2017

BERLIN Turkey's behaviour is "unacceptable" and Germany has a duty to protect its citizens and companies but also wants to maintain strong ties with Ankara, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff said on Sunday.

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Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, an action appealing to some in his conservative political base but sowing confusion about the fate of thousands of transgender service members. | Video