A Kurdish activist attends a demonstration against the ongoing Turkish military operation in the Syrian border region and the Kurdish territories, in Cologne, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFE

France and Germany halt arms exports to Turkey as international condemnation for Syria offensive grows

  • In a joint statement from the defence and foreign ministries, France said it had suspended all planned exports of ‘war materials’ to Turkey
Topic |   Turkey

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A Kurdish activist attends a demonstration against the ongoing Turkish military operation in the Syrian border region and the Kurdish territories, in Cologne, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFE
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People hold pro-Kurd flags and banner in Paris on October 12. Photo: AFP

Tens of thousands march in European cities to protest against Turkey’s continuing Syria offensive

  • Organisers said ‘more than 20,000 people’ took part in the demonstration in Paris after Ankara stepped up its assault on Kurdish-held border towns
Topic |   European Union

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People hold pro-Kurd flags and banner in Paris on October 12. Photo: AFP
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