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UN Presses Turkey to OK Independent Probe of Alleged Rights Abuses

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on Turkey to allow independent investigators to probe "a succession of alarming reports" of human rights abuses in the country's embattled southeast. Tuesday's U.N. call for transparency from Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein comes as European leaders press the Ankara government to halt the flow of refugees into Europe, while at the same time pushing it to reform anti-terror laws that opponents say are increasingly...

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