EU membership

Turkey Condemned Over Kurdish Lawmaker Arrests, as Car Bomb Kills Nine

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Nov 4 – Turkish authorities arrested the leaders of the country’s main pro-Kurdish opposition party in a terrorism probe on Friday, drawing European and U.N. condemnation of a widening crackdown on dissent under President Tayyip Erdogan. Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, co-leaders of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), were jailed pending trial after

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Britain Votes on EU Membership After Tight and Bitter Campaign

By Elizabeth Piper LONDON, June 23 – Britons were voting on Thursday to decide the future of their country and Europe in a referendum on European Union membership that has divided the nation and is being nervously watched by financial markets and politicians across the world. Opinion polls taken before the vote indicated the outcome

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UK Opinion Polls Show Shift Towards “In” for EU Vote

LONDON, June 21 – Opinion polls published in the days ahead of Thursday’s referendum have mostly shown a shift towards keeping Britain in the European Union, but the race still looks too close to call. Prior to the most recent polls, in the period between June 10 and June 16, “Out” led in seven of

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