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EU to Open New Area of Membership Talks with Turkey

European Union governments agreed on Tuesday to hold a new round of accession talks with Turkey on Nov. 5 after Germany dropped its opposition voiced after Ankara's crackdown on anti-government protests earlier this year.   The launch of a new “chapter” of negotiations with the EU membership candidate comes after a three-year hiatus in Turkey's bid during which no new areas of negotiations were opened.   EU enlargement commissioner Stefan Fuele said the 28-member bloc's ...

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