Buoyed by his victory in a historic referendum, Turkish president criticized West’s “crusader mentality” after international observers raised questions over the “uneven playing field” that steered the leader to triumph.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed the outcome of a nationwide referendum vote that grants him sweeping new powers even as the main opposition party rejected the results citing poll irregularities.
German police, investigating the blasts that targeted Borussia Dortmund football team on Tuesday night, are looking for possible Islamic extremist links after they found a letter that referenced to anti-IS operations.
European Council President Donald Tusk outlined a set of guidelines on Friday suggesting Britain must show “sufficient progress” on the exit terms before seeking talks over a future trade relationship.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to trigger official negotiation with the bloc on Wednesday, with the aim of building “a strong, self-governing global U.K.” while maintaining a tight grip over its boundaries and laws.
British police carried out raids across London, Birmingham & other parts of the U.K. and made seven arrests over a deadly attack near the Houses of Parliament, which left three people dead and about 40 injured.
France beefed up security for the presidential election after a suspected Islamist radical shot dead a policeman & seriously injured two others on the Champs Elysees shopping avenue in central Paris on Thursday.
Amid a diplomatic meltdown with the Netherlands, Turkish foreign ministry accused the top E.U. officials of selectively exercising democracy after the bloc urged Ankara not to make excessive comments on the standoff.
In a grim reminder of rising intolerance and hatred towards migrants, the latest statistics by Germany’s interior ministry revealed that more than 2,500 refugees in the country were assaulted last year.