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Volkswagen said to have until mid-year to decide on Turkey plant

Volkswagen is again postponing its decision on whether to build a car plant in Turkey, a source told Reuters on Tuesday, after the company halted the process in the wake of international criticism of the country's military operations in Syria.

"We still have time and can certainly do that [decision] by mid-year," the person familiar with the discussions said.

Independent Media in Central and Southeast Europe Under ‘Assault’ – Report

The report, Fighting Words: Journalism Under Assault in Central and Eastern Europe, issued on Wednesday by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and the University of Oxford evaluates the situation of the media in the region by drawing on interviews with about a hundred journalists in 16 countries during 2019.

RSF: 49 Journalists were Killed in 2019, Many are Behind Bars

Journalists' deaths are at "historically low levels" globally, according to a report by Reporters Without Borders, quoted by AFP.

Most journalists killed in 2019 covered military conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Afghanistan, say the Paris-based organization and recall that journalism remains a dangerous profession.

The 39 Dead People who Were Found in a Refrigerated Truck Are Chinese!

The 39 people who were found dead in a refrigerated truck near London are Chinese, according to Reuters and the BBC.

Police have already questioned the 25-year-old driver, who has been arrested and suspected of murder.

Law enforcement has searched two homes in Northern Ireland as part of the investigation, Reuters reports.