EU to extend Schengen border controls for three months

EU to extend Schengen border controls for three months

The EU moved Tuesday to prolong border controls in the passport-free Schengen area for three months, missing an end-of-year deadline to scrap the emergency measures adopted to cope with last year's massive migrant influx.

ÇGD says coup attempt foiled but press freedom sustaining heavy blows in Turkey

ÇGD says coup attempt foiled but press freedom sustaining heavy blows in Turkey

The Contemporary Journalists Association (ÇGD) has said although a military coup attempt was foiled in Turkey, freedom of the press in the country has been sustaining blow after blow since the failed coup.

Five killed in Malta plane crash

Five killed in Malta plane crash

A small plane carrying at least five people working for the European Union's Frontex border control mission crashed near the Maltese capital of La Valletta, with all on board presumed dead.

170 arrested, 28 detained over coup charges on Saturday

170 arrested, 28 detained over coup charges on Saturday

A huge cleansing of Turkey’s state and other institutions is continuing as people from all walks of life find themselves hunted down and taken into custody.

Afghanistan opium production up 43% - UN drugs watchdog

Afghanistan opium production up 43% - UN drugs watchdog

Opium production in Afghanistan has increased by 43% in the past year, United Nations officials have said, BBC reports.

Russia prepared to extend Aleppo humanitarian pause

Russia prepared to extend Aleppo humanitarian pause

Vladimir Putin has said Russia was ready to extend the humanitarian pause in Aleppo, Syria's second largest city already badly damaged by bombing, "as far as possible".

IHD: 40,573 rights violations, 1,481 dead in 9 months in Turkey

IHD: 40,573 rights violations, 1,481 dead in 9 months in Turkey

Turkey’s Human Rights Association (İHD) stated on Wednesday that 40,573 rights violations occurred in the first nine months of 2016 in Turkey, the Cumhuriyet daily reported.

Journalist says subjected to violence, sexual harassment in prison

Journalist says subjected to violence, sexual harassment in prison

Ayşenur Parıldak, a former reporter from the now-closed Zaman daily who is among dozens of journalists jailed after a failed military coup attempt in Turkey, said she has been subjected to physical violence and sexual harassment in prison.

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