Turkish police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at people gathered for the annual gay pride parade in central Istanbul, Reuters reported, citing its journalists there. Images of the dispersed LGBT crowd also emerged on social media.
There is a schizophrenic situation in the EU which once created the conditions for more immigration from Africa, but now every EU country wants to stop immigrant inflow, says Pierre Guerlain, a Professor of political science at Paris West University.
Turkish security forces have reportedly fired warning shots and used water cannons to push Syrian refugees back from the frontier, as hundreds rushed to a Syrian-Turkish border crossing hoping to escape fierce fighting between Kurds and jihadists.
The leaders of Russia and Turkey have held talks behind closed doors in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. They attended the opening ceremony of the first European Games, before discussing energy projects and the Ukrainian conflict.
Russian teenager Varvara Karaulova arrived in Moscow from Turkey, where she was caught allegedly en route to Syria to join the Islamic State. The girl will be questioned by Russian police, who will decide whether to open a criminal case against her.
A Turkish policeman, whose tear gas attack on a woman in a red dress became a symbol during anti-government uprising in 2013, has been found guilty of misconduct. The court handed him a suspended sentence and ordered him to plant 600 trees.
Turkey's recent elections have produced an unexpected outcome as voters appeared to oppose the one-party AKP rule and allowed the Kurdish their moment in the sun. The result seems to run counter to the plans of the US, Israel and even Saudi Arabia.
A Russian teenage girl, who had been caught in Turkey on her way to Syria, is awaiting deportation to Russia. The father of the suspected Islamic State (IS) recruit spoke to RT after seeing his daughter for the first time since she ran away.