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NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport cancelled by native Turkey

NBA star Enes Kanter’s passport cancelled by native Turkey

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Kanter is a centre for the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team An NBA basketball player from Turkey, Enes Kanter, has been stopped at a Romanian airport, after Turkey cancelled his passport. Kanter, an Oklahoma City Thunder star, posted a video on Twitter saying this was due to his political […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Paris police attack: Man charged over ‘DNA link to gun’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flowers were heaped at the scene of the shooting on the Champs Elysees French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say. The 23-year-old, who was not named, […]

Greece adopts more austerity measures in bailout bid

Greece adopts more austerity measures in bailout bid

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Petrol bombs were thrown at police outside parliament in Athens Greece’s parliament has approved a new package of austerity measures needed to release the next instalment of its multi-billion-dollar bailout. The tax rises and further cuts to pensions were sought by Greece’s foreign creditors. As MPs voted, anti-austerity protesters […]

Turkey says ‘pro-Kurd’ US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Turkey says ‘pro-Kurd’ US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Image copyright Reuters Image caption YPG fighters are battling jihadist group Islamist State but Turkey views Kurdish militants as terrorists Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused a senior US diplomat of backing Kurdish militants and said he should be sent home. He said Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the coalition against so-called Islamic […]

Turkey says ‘pro-Kurd’ US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Turkey says ‘pro-Kurd’ US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Image copyright Reuters Image caption YPG fighters are battling jihadist group Islamist State but Turkey views Kurdish militants as terrorists Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused a senior US diplomat of backing Kurdish militants and said he should be sent home. He said Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the coalition against so-called Islamic […]

Turkey says ‘pro-Kurd’ US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Turkey says ‘pro-Kurd’ US envoy Brett McGurk should leave

Image copyright Reuters Image caption YPG fighters are battling jihadist group Islamist State but Turkey views Kurdish militants as terrorists Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused a senior US diplomat of backing Kurdish militants and said he should be sent home. He said Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the coalition against so-called Islamic […]

US and EU reject expanding laptop ban to flights from Europe

US and EU reject expanding laptop ban to flights from Europe

Image copyright AFP US and EU officials have decided against a ban on laptops and tablets in cabin baggage on flights from Europe. But after a four-hour meeting in Brussels to discuss the threats to aviation security, officials said other measures were still being considered. US officials had previously said they were looking into extending […]

US complains to Turkey over embassy violence

US complains to Turkey over embassy violence

Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington The US has made a complaint to Turkey after violence erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel in Washington, DC. Two people were arrested and 11 were injured in protests outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence amid President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit. Video footage of the clash on […]

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