Tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands continue to rise after two Turkish ministers were barred from campaigning in the Netherlands for Turkish President Tecep Tayyip Erdogan. Will the controversy influence upcoming Dutch elections?
Turkish forces will target Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria and possibly Iraq, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. The threat comes as military and rebel allies captured the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin.
Turkey violated the rights to liberty, security and freedom of expression of two journalists it detained for alleged terror ties, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. Over 150 journalists are in jail in Turkey.
The controversial EU refugee agreement with Turkey has been running for two years. But there are still several hitches, with particularly the question of funding still not completely settled.
Turkey's offensive on Afrin will oust the "terrorist menace" and will ensure the return of Syrian refugees - that's been the message of President Erdogan. He's catering to his voters, says DW's Dorian Jones in Istanbul.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version