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An arrest warrant has been issued for Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter as part of an investigation launched into him in Turkey for being a member of an armed terrorist organization.
Kanter, who is a staunch supporter of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, has been named a "fugitive" by a Turkish court, Sabah newspaper reported on May 26.
A public row between a Romanian TV presenter and the management of his news channel over [lack of] coverage of a corruption investigation linked to broadcasters has reignited a debate in Romania about media freedom, self censorship and over whether intelligence services infiltrate news organizations.
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Romania was not committed to countering domestic violence, after judging in favour of a Romanian woman who had sued her own state for acquitting her former husband.
Leaders of Balkan countries are sending messages of support to Great Britain after a suspected terror attack killed 22 persons, some of them children, and injured 59 at a concert in Manchester on Tuesday.
Albanian foreign minister Ditmir Bushati said he was "saddened by the horrific Manchester attack."
Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, is believed to have orchestrated July, 2016 coup attempt which left 249 people killed and nearly 2,200 injured in Turkey, was detained in airport in Romania on May 20.
Romanian police reportedly seized Kanter's passport due to it was cancelled.
Serbia's Justice Ministry told BIRN Belgrade is seeking extradition of 120 person from other countries, while other states seek the extradition of 80 persons from Serbia.
One such case concerns the former Romanian MP and businessman Sebastian Ghita, who is wanted in Romania on several corruption charges.