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Turkey’s Erdogan takes tough EU line after PM quits

Turkey’s president has told the EU it will not change its anti-terror laws in return for visa-free travel. “We’ll go our way, you go yours,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. The EU says Turkey needs to narrow its definition of terrorism to qualify for visa-free travel – which is part of a larger deal between the sides aimed at… Read More »

Muslim nations agree to work closely to fight terrorism – Turkey’s Erdogan

Muslim countries have agreed to work together more closely to fight terrorism and other crimes and will establish an Istanbul-based centre for greater police cooperation, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday. Leaders from the Muslim world are attending a summit in Istanbul this week of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss issues facing the grouping’s 57… Read More »