NATO and Turkey: Allies, not friends

The Atlantic alliance has had little impact on Turkey after the country's failed coup. NATO can only admonish the government in Ankara, not punish it, Bernd Riegert writes from Brussels. The United States sent its...

South Korea stops sale of 80 Volkswagen models

South Korea has suspended the sale of 80 Volkswagen models as part of the dieselgate scandal. The German auto giant last month voluntarily halted sales of 79 models. South Korea on Tuesday suspended the sale...

Bleak burial: Turkey’s traitors’ cemetery

In the left-behind village of Ballica, just outside Istanbul on the Asian side, Turkish authorities have established a very peculiar graveyard known as traitors' cemetery. Tom Stevenson reports. Two weeks ago a group of military...

Why so many German Turks support Erdogan

The demonstrations in Cologne on Sunday in favor of Turkey's president showed there are many Turks in Germany who support Recep Tayyip Erdogan, even after the failed coup. There are many reasons why. "I often...

Turkey urges US to extradite cleric Gulen over coup ‘plot’

Ankara has again urged the US to extradite the cleric Fethullah Gulen, who it claims was behind last month's coup. The Turkish government also voiced dismay over a perceived lack of support from NATO...

Trump under fire from Republicans over Khan comments

Top Republicans have criticized Trump for comments he has made about the Muslim family of a US soldier killed in Iraq. The taboo attack on military families is stirring a growing backlash. Donald Trump continued...

Ireland Jails Three Senior Bankers

At the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin, Judge Martin Nolan convicted the trio for conspiring to defraud investors in the most prominent prosecution arising from the 2008 banking crisis that crippled Irelands economy. Former...

Erdogan says Gulen a pawn backed by a ‘mastermind’

ISTANBUL/ANKARA: The US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed by Turkey for orchestrating a failed coup this month is a pawn backed by a "mastermind", President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hinting that greater powers...

Interview: China’s economic reforms will profit Europe: expert

BRUSSELS, (Xinhua) -- China's ongoing economic reforms which maintain the right direction will profit Europe as well as the whole world, the chairman of the Belgian-Chinese Economic and Commercial Council Bernard Dewit said. "China's economic...

UAE listed as top Arab country in e-smart services: UN report

DUBAI, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been listed as top Arab country in the e-smart services index of the E-Government Development Index ( EGDI), issued by the United Nations...