The prospect of Garda security services having to arrest Irish Islamic State supporter Lisa Smith as soon as she steps off a plane from Turkey looks to have receded, after the family indicated she was “willing to talk to anyone to clear her name”.
International medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has suspended the majority of its activities and evacuate all its international staff from northeast Syria.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has challenged nations who label the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide, saying they should inspect Turkey's Ottoman-era archives and "we have nothing to hide".
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to boycott iPhones in a demonstration of defiance as the US held firm to its demand that Turkey release an evangelical pastor, and Turkish executives called for action to bolster the lira.
On the eve of Ireland’s friendly defeat in Turkey last Friday, Seamus Coleman conceded that, as the team captain — and a Premier League player to boot — the focus of attention would inevitably be on his welcome in a green shirt after a year out through injury.