Report: Turkey threatened EU with refugee influx

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo by AFP)

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • Former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte, currently probing rights abuses in Syria, supports Russia's airstrikes on terrorist groups there.
  • The Turkish president reportedly threatened the EU with opening the way for asylum seekers to pour into the bloc’s member states if the country’s demands were not met.
  • Yemen’s Ansarullah fighters and allied army units intensify their retaliatory attacks against Saudi-led foreign forces inside and outside their country.
  • Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, votes to temporarily suspend three MKs from its meetings over their visiting of the families of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces.
  • The US military says it hopes to be able to send a sophisticated missile system to South Korea as quickly as possible to counter what it calls the threat of North Korea.


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