Turkey is holding snap presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday — more than a year earlier than scheduled. The elections will usher in a new system of governance giving the president expanded powers that was narrowly approved in a referendum last year.
Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency is citing the husband of a prominent human rights lawyer who says authorities have set bail at 6.5 billion-rial (around $152,500) for his imprisoned wife, who rejected it.
European Union leaders on Sunday will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europe’s shores in search of better lives — a growing political crisis threatening to undermine the entire EU project.
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