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Erdogan critic Dogan Akhanli arrested in Spain

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dogan Akhanli’s lawyer said it was “”unbelievable” that Turkey was “chasing critics abroad” A German-Turkish writer who is a known critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been arrested in Spain. Dogan Akhanli, who has written extensively on human rights in Turkey, was detained ...

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Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid ‘distraction’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The White House said Donald and Melania Trump extended their “sincerest congratulations” to award recipients US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are to skip an arts awards ceremony to allow those taking part “to celebrate without political distraction”, the White House says. ...

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Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, has emerged as the main suspect in the Barcelona attack The terror cell behind the attack in Barcelona that left 13 people dead has been dismantled, Spain’s Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido says. “The cell has been fully dismantled in Barcelona, after ...

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