Turkish Muslims in the country say it’s the latest attempt to target them. Assed Baig has the latest from Vienna.
On this episode of Nexus we looked at disgraced movie-producer Harvey Weinstein. He’s been indicted on rape charges, but his lawyer is confident he’ll walk free. Nexus with Matthew Moore On this episode of Nexus was actor Jumaan Short who worked on a Weinstein movie and says she had her own encounter with the producer. Former Prosecutor, Vinoo Varghese. And TRT World’s investigative reporter, Assed Baig.
Roads to Afrin town are still blocked but aid is being allowed through. The Turkish government says it has set up 29 aid distribution centres inside Afrin, after the YPG terror group has been mostly pushed out. Our correspondent Assed Baig is there.
Two days after the YPG terror group was removed from Afrin, Some residents of the Syrian town want to return to their homes. However, all routes in are now closed, after eleven people were killed in an explosion.
The European Commission has promised extra funding to compensate Turkey for accommodating more than 3 million Syrian refugees. But many of the refugees who had planned to use Turkey as a staging post, say life there is quite hospitable. Assed Baig traveled to Kayseri in central Anatolia, but he begins his report in the western port city of Izmir.
As Operation Olive Branch enters its third phase, villages in the Afrin region continue to be freed from YPG control. Assed Baig visited one village hours after it was cleared.
Relations between the United Arab Emirates and Turkey have taken another nosedive. A top diplomat in the Gulf state has accused Turkey of not respecting the sovereignty of its Arab neighbours. And as Assed Baig reports, it’s added strain to an already tense relationship.
Free Syrian Army soldiers backed by the Turkish military have cleared the town of Afrin of YPG terror group.The forces entered Afrin town centre earlier, on Sunday morning, fulfilling a major objective of operation Olive branch. TRT World correspondent Assed Baig was there as the events unfolded.
Brexit and the City of London. Will the UK’s financial sector flounder without the EU, or is it an opportunity to flourish? Opinion is divided over what Brexit will mean for the City of London. Revenues, jobs and its reputation as a leading global financial centre. Here’s Roundtable correspondent Assed Baig in the City with some of the possible pros and cons.