Turkey criticized for restricting press freedom

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP photo)

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  • A new report says most of the terrorists fighting in Iraq and Syria come from four European countries – that's Germany, France, Britain and Belgium.
  • Iraqi Special Forces gain more ground against Daesh in the country’s Anbar province as they clear several key regions of terrorists.
  • Reports say the Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian lying on the ground is to be released to open detention while the man who shot the video is questioned.
  • US President Barack Obama expresses concern about the policies of Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid rows over press freedom and the Syria war.
  • The Egyptian military says it has killed dozens of militants in an operation north of the Sinai Peninsula.


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