Thursday

24th May 2018

Ticker

Erdogan: I don't care if you call me a dictator

"I don't care if they call me dictator or whatever else ... What matters is what my people call me," Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech when receiving an honorary doctorate in Istanbul Sunday. Leaders of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) were arrested on Friday. Turkey's EU Minister Omer Celik has called European ambassadors to a meeting in Ankara to brief them on the latest developments.

Focus

Are EU data watchdogs staffed for GDPR?

The success of the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) will depend on whether data protection authorities enforce the new rules - which, in turn, will be at least partly determined by how many people they employ.

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