Allies should encourage Sweden, Finland to meet Turkey’s security needs: FM

NATO allies should encourage Finland and Sweden to take concrete steps regarding Turkey's concerns about the "support given to terror groups," Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on May 27.

The minister reminded that Turkey's opposition to Finland and Sweden's NATO bid is due to their "support to terrorist organizations."

Albanian Police Stop Photographer Filming Riots for ‘Damaging Country’s Image’

Gent Shkullaku. Photo: Courtesy of Gent Shkullaku.

"I was photographing [the violence] when police officers stopped me, saying, it wasn't allowed because it would damage the image of the country," Shkullaku, an experienced photo reporter, told BIRN. "They demanded to delete the photos," he added.

Erdoğan to talk with Herzog over Israel’s acts against Palestinians: Minister

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will hold a phone talk with his Israeli counterpart, Isaac Herzog, following Israeli interventions on Palestinian worshippers at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque last week, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on April 19.