Turkey ′terror propaganda′ crackdown sees dozens arrested for social media comments | News | DW

The German daily Tagezeitung said on Tuesday that journalists from its Turkish publication Taz Gazete had been arrested by anti-terror police. “As we write, the Ankara apartments of journalists who took positions against the war in Afrin are being stormed and … Continue reading Turkey ′terror propaganda′ crackdown sees dozens arrested for social media comments | News | DW

EU tax haven blacklist: Finance ministers remove eight countries, including Panama | News | DW

European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to remove eight jurisdictions from its 17-country tax haven blacklist after they committed to cooperating on tax and abiding by EU standards. “Eight jurisdictions have been removed from the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for … Continue reading EU tax haven blacklist: Finance ministers remove eight countries, including Panama | News | DW

Austria: Nazi songbook lands far-right FPÖ candidate in hot water | News | DW

A report about a Nazi-praising fraternity songbook prompted swift condemnation across Austria’s political spectrum on Tuesday and put populist Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) candidate and fraternity member Udo Landbauer on the defense. According to a report from Austrian weekly … Continue reading Austria: Nazi songbook lands far-right FPÖ candidate in hot water | News | DW

Czech Republic′s Andrej Babis gets new shot at forming government | News | DW

The minority government formed by Andrej Babis ANO party officially stepped down on Wednesday, less than six weeks after the swearing-in ceremony. Last week, the cabinet failed a confidence vote in the parliament. Immediately after the government stepped down on Wednesday, … Continue reading Czech Republic′s Andrej Babis gets new shot at forming government | News | DW

EU warns Romania against planned judicial reforms | News | DW

The European Union’s executive body on Wednesday warned the Romanian government that its controversial judicial reform package would see the country “backtracking” from previous commitments to fight against corruption and organized crime. In a joint statement, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker … Continue reading EU warns Romania against planned judicial reforms | News | DW