EP members ask EU leaders to press Erdoğan on rights issues in Turkey during summit

EP members ask EU leaders to press Erdoğan on rights issues in Turkey during summit

Rebecca Harms, spokeswoman for foreign affairs and expert on Turkey in the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, has initiated an open letter with other lawmakers in which they are urging EU leaders to bring human rights to the center...

Zuckerberg: We found a lot of accounts spreading fake news from Macedonia

Zuckerberg: We found a lot of accounts spreading fake news from Macedonia

Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg has told CNN they have found many profiles coming from Macedonia spreading fake news, saying he is prepared to testify before Congress for the abuse of personal data of millions of users.

New rules will make data breaches 'very expensive' for firms: EU

New rules will make data breaches 'very expensive' for firms: EU

EU justice commissioner Vera Jourova warned Wednesday that data protection scandals such as that currently engulfing Facebook would become "very expensive" for companies from May under new EU regulations, AFP reports.

Turkey’s RTÜK to monitor Internet TV channels

Turkey’s RTÜK to monitor Internet TV channels

At a time when Turkey’s Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) is strictly monitoring broadcasts on national television and radio stations, the Turkish government has also granted the council the authority to monitor broadcasts of Internet TV channels, which until...

UN: Conflict, drought bring 'acute' hunger to 124 million

UN: Conflict, drought bring 'acute' hunger to 124 million

A UN-led report says 124 million people last year suffered such acute hunger that their lives were at risk, up from 108 million in 2016, AP reports.

Google pledges $300m to support journalism and fight fake news

Google pledges $300m to support journalism and fight fake news

Google has said it will invest $300m in helping news organisations to fight fake news and grow their businesses, the BBC reports.

DM Sekerinska pays official visit to Turkey

DM Sekerinska pays official visit to Turkey

Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska is paying an official visit to Turkey, upon an invitation of counterpart Nurettin Canikli.

UN to Turkey: End state of emergency, torture, ban on dismissed civil servants

UN to Turkey: End state of emergency, torture, ban on dismissed civil servants

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday called on the Turkish government to promptly end an ongoing state of emergency, torture and passport cancellation as well as a ban imposed on dismissed public...

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