Turkish parliament strips status of three opposition MPs

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s parliament stripped two pro-Kurdish lawmakers and one MP from the main opposition party of their parliamentary status on Thursday after convictions against them became final, drawing sharp criticism from their parties. Those stripped of their status…

El Salvador gangs ‘taking advantage of pandemic’

The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has said that criminal gangs are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic after more than 50 people were killed between Friday and Sunday. He authorised the police and army to use lethal force…