Austria wants the European Union to freeze membership talks with Turkey over Ankara's massive crackdown following the failed coup. Other EU foreign ministers believe its in Europe's best interest to keep the dialogue alive.
The new chancellor of Austria, 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, has given his right-wing Freedom Party (FPO) partners key appointments in the new cabinet. It signals a significant shift to the right.
Several Turkish nationals were arrested in Greece over alleged links to the leftist militant group DHKP-C. Police raided locations in Athens as the government prepares for a visit by Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
In his first speech to parliament after the summer break, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan targeted the European Union. It had failed to help Turkey in the fight against terrorism, he said.
EU foreign ministers have urged the need for dialogue with Turkey while Germany doubled down on its plan to freeze accession talks. Turkey has slammed the block for making a "child's game" out of its membership bid.
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