Turkey court frees hunger-strike Kurdish MP Leyla Guven

Turkey court frees hunger-strike Kurdish MP Leyla Guven Sabiha Temizkan Sabiha Temizkan (R) tweeted that her mother had been released A Turkish court has ordered the release of a Kurdish MP who has been on hunger strike for nearly 80 days.The court in Diyarbakir said Leyla Guven, 55, would be monitored.She has been in jail … Read more

Senior Florida official quits after blackface images emerge

Europe Europe Senior Florida official quits after blackface images emerge Image copyright Florida Department of State Image caption Michael Ertel served as Florida’s secretary of state for only a few weeks Florida’s Secretary of State Michael Ertel has resigned after photos emerged of him in blackface dressed as a victim of Hurricane Katrina.The images, printed … Read more