The Turkish government has claimed that prominent imprisoned Cumhuriyet reporter Ahmet Şık was not arrested for his journalistic activities, in its defense submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Nov. 27.
An 11-year-old pregnant girl has undergone abortion after a court ruling allowed her in the Central Anatolian province of Afyonkarahisar, Doğan News Agency reported on Dec. 13.
The Constitutional Court has announced that it will file a criminal complaint against senior officials of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for not providing necessary documents and not cooperating in 2013 audits of the party’s accounts.
More than 200 institutional investors with $26 trillion in assets under management said on Dec. 12 they would step up pressure on the world’s biggest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to combat climate change.
The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced on Dec. 12 at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy’s shift to clean energy.
The finance ministers of the European Union's five biggest economies wrote to their American counterpart on Dec. 11 to voice concerns over a US tax overhaul, saying Washington should adhere to "international obligations to which it has signed up".
A convicted child molester was prevented from flying overseas from Sydney Airport on Dec. 13 under new laws aimed at keeping Australian pedophiles from traveling to Southeast Asia for sex tourism.
To many German Social Democrats it sounds like a monster that will destroy their party if not democracy itself: the GroKo.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Dec. 11 that a bomb attack by a 27-year-old from Bangladesh on New York’s subway system underscored the “urgent need” for Congress to enact immigration reform.