Turkish military officers stationed abroad were among the soldiers accused by the regime of supporting the coup attempt in Turkey in July 2016. Some former NATO officers have sought asylum in Brussels. Teri Schultz spoke to them.
Turkey will receive the most damning evaluation yet of its EU accession hopes, more than a decade after it launched its bid to join the bloc. The European Commission will warn that years of progress are being lost.
A thousand Turkish diplomats and civil servants are among the 15,654 people who have sought asylum in Germany since the failed coup in 2016. The figures exclude fugitive Turkish soldiers.
Evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson ran a church in the Turkish city of Izmir. He faces two separate terms of 15 and 20 years in prison if convicted.
Greece's asylum commission has granted safe harbor to a Turkish military pilot but Athens quickly challenged the ruling. Turkey condemned the initial ruling by the Greek commission, and warned of consequences.
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