Karbonn A41 Power With 4G VoLTE Support Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Karbonn A41 Power With 4G VoLTE Support Launched in India: Price, Specifications


  • Karbonn A41 Power runs on Android 7.0 Nougat
  • The smartphone is powered by the quad-core processor
  • It offers 8GB of internal storage

After the launch of the Aura Note Play earlier this month, Karbonn has now launched the A41 Power smartphone in India. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 4,099 in the country, and availability of the smartphone is still not clear. The Karbonn A41 Power smartphone has been listed on the company website, but hasn’t been announced officially yet.

The budgeted smartphone comes in three colour variants – Black-Champagne, Black-Red, and White-Champagne. It has capacitive buttons in the front, the power key and volume buttons sit on the right edge, and the speaker is seen at the back. The Karbonn A41 Power has its camera sensor on the top left corner of the smartphone.

As for the specifications, the Karbonn A41 Power runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and supports dual-SIM slots. It sports a 4-inch (480×800 pixels) WVGA display, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The Karbonn A41 Power offers 8GB of inbuilt storage with the option to expand it further via microSD slot (up to 32GB).

As for optics, the Karbonn A41 Power sports a 2-megapixel rear camera with flash support and a VGA front camera for selfies and video chatting. It packs a 2300mAh battery that is rated to offer 8 hours of talk time (on 2G), and 300 hours of standby time. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 4G VoLTE, and Micro-USB port. The dimensions on the Karbonn A41 Power smartphone are at 121.5×66.9x12mm, and the device weighs 130 grams.

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iPhone 8 Design Revealed in Leaked Images, ‘Won’t Be Cheap’ Says Foxconn Exec: Reports

iPhone 8 Design Revealed in Leaked Images, 'Won't Be Cheap' Says Foxconn Exec: Reports


  • The new render suggests same design as many previous renders
  • The yield of the new OLED displays is said to be low
  • The iPhone 8 has been tipped to come with wireless charging feature

While the design on the upcoming iPhone 8 has been leaked several times in the last few months, each new round does certainly build the anticipation. The iPhone 8 has been leaked in a fresh set of renders and live images yet again. Separately, a new report reiterates support for wireless charging on the iPhone 8, while a Foxconn executive is said to have suggested the handset will not come in cheap.

First talking about the leaked render, shared by popular tipster @evleaks aka Evan Blass. In it, the iPhone 8 has been shown encased in a smartphone cover with a near bezel-less design and a distinct top notch – expected to feature a range of sensors including the 3D front camera. The design on the display is almost identical to some of the earlier leaks and is quite likely to be the final design on the iPhone 8 as well. While Blass didn’t share the name of the case-maker, 9To5Mac points out that the case in the leaked render resembles to the ones made by UAG.

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Photo Credit: Weibo

On Chinese social networking website Weibo, some of the images that claim to show an X-Ray view of the iPhone 8 have been posted. While it is very hard to figure out much from these images, the constant dark spot in the middle suggests that the iPhone 8 might feature wireless charging support, as per a report by 9To5Mac. To recall, several reports have previously indicated that the iPhone 8 will support wireless charging and Wistron CEO Robert Hwang was also said to have confirmed that this year’s iPhone models will support wireless charging.

However, Daily Mail points out that these images don’t give a layered look of the device and are therefore not taken through X-Ray. Further, the images have been said to be likely of an early stage version of iPhone 8 as the codename ‘FERRARI’ can also be seen in the leaked images.

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Photo Credit: via MyDrivers

Moving on to the leaked live images, the iPhone 8 images shared on Weibo suggest that the smartphone will come in a new Copper Gold colour variant. Apart from Black and White colour variants, the new live images have shown a Copper Gold colour variant of the yet-to-be-announced smartphone.

Finally coming to the pricing of the iPhone 8, Foxconn Vice President Luo Zhongsheng is said to have revealed to reporters that due to supply chain issues, the iPhone 8 “will not be cheap”, reportsMyDrivers. Zhongsheng is cited to say the yields of the company’s new OLED display on the smartphone are low (60 percent success rate) – something another report about Samsung’s role in the OLED display supply corroborates. This could possibly be because of introduction of the new top-notch design by the company.

As we mentioned, the role of the top notch seen against the shape of the iPhone 8’s display – also visible in the schematic pulled out the HomePod firmware – is said to correspond to Face ID facial recognition (said to completely replace Touch ID fingerprint sensor) as well augmented reality features, both powered by a 3D front camera and an infrared sensor.

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Honor 6X Gets a Limited Period Discount in India

Honor 6X Gets a Limited Period Discount in India


  • Honor 6X was launched in India on January
  • The company is offering a Rs. 1,000 limited period discount
  • The smartphone’s discount will be available on Amazon India

Huawei Terminal brand Honor on Tuesday announced that its popular budget smartphone, the Honor 6X (Review), will be available with a limited period discount of Rs. 1,000 from Wednesday, August 9 to Saturday, August 12 on Amazon India. To recall, the company had slashed prices of the smartphone back in June, dropping the the price of the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant from Rs. 12,999 to Rs. 11,999, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant from Rs. 15,999 to Rs. 13,999. The company had launched the smartphone in India back in January this year.

A hybrid dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) smartphone, the Honor 6X runs EMUI 4.1 OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company says a beta version of EMUI 5.0, based on Android 7.0 Nougat, will be available for buyers at launch, with the final version due to release in Q2 2017. The Honor 6X display measures 5.5-inch and has full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution, 2.5D curved glass protection and pixel density of 403ppi – the company is also touting an ‘eye-comfort mode’ that filters out blue light. The new Honor smartphone is powered by a Kirin 655 octa-core (4 cores at 2.1GHz + 4 cores at 1.7GHz) SoC. The inbuilt storage is expandable via microSD (up to 128GB).

The Honor 6X features a dual rear camera setup with one 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 sensor that supports PDAF (autofocus time of 0.3 seconds is being touted) and an additional 2-megapixel sensor right below it, helping provide depth-of-field or Bokeh effects with a combined wide aperture range of f/0.95 – f/16. On the front, Honor 6X bears an 8-megapixel front camera with a 77-degree wide-angle lens and 1.25-micron pixels. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel. The inbuilt storage is expandable via microSD (up to 128GB).

Connectivity options on the Honor 6X include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS/ A-GPS. The new smartphone is powered by a 3340mAh battery, rated to deliver up to 600 hours of standby time and up to 11.5 hours of video playback. Honor 6X battery features fast charging support that charges the whole battery in 2.5 hours. It measures 150.9×72.6×8.2mm and weighs 162 grams. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and a magnetometer.

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Huawei Honor 6X

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  • Decent app and gaming performance
  • Good battery life
  • Bright and sharp display
  • Accurate fingerprint sensor
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  • Average low-light camera performance
  • Hybrid SIM slot
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Indian Developers Need to Focus on ‘Bharat’, Says Google

Indian Developers Need to Focus on 'Bharat', Says Google


  • Google wants developers to make apps that address local issues
  • The next 300 million users won’t be proficient in English, Google warns
  • Apps need to take up less space, use less data, and work on basic devices

On Tuesday, Google announced its Made for India programme in Bengaluru, under which it will highlight apps that are optimised for Indian network conditions, devices, and content. At the event, the company also talked about the importance of creating apps for India, highlighting that developers should focus on India, instead of trying to build for a global audience.

Speaking at the event, Purnima Kochikar, Director, Business Development, Games and Applications at Google Play pointed out that the app installs in India has been growing at 150 percent year on year, and the consumer spend on apps has grown by 3x.

“We’ve also taken away a lot of friction, and today Indian users have the option of paying via carrier billing [and] through cash by buying gift cards, or with wallets,” says Kochikar.

Internet adoption is not slowing down
“When I came to Google India six years ago, we had 100 million users; now, we have 400 million, and of that around 300 million are on smartphones,” says Rajan Anandan, VP South East Asia and India at Google. “But that wasn’t the only change. In the last one year thanks to developments in the telecom space, we’ve seen another big shift.”

“India had a very large user base that spent very little time on the Internet, largely on 2G connections, but recently I read a report that says that the typical user now consumes 2GB of data every month,” he adds.

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However, the next 300 million users in India will not be coming form the big cities anymore, and this is a large audience which is not being addressed at all, Anandan believes.

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“The next 300 million are very different. None of them are proficient in English, or know how a smartphone works, or apps,” he explains. “Non-English search results are growing 10 times faster than in English, and content consumption for non-English media is growing 5 times faster.”

The new audience will be very different
Although smartphones are getting more affordable, this involves compromises in terms of processing power, and Anandan warned developers that they’re going to have to prepare to see uninstall rates go up a lot.

“The users who will come onboard in millions are trying to make the basic ends meet,” says Anandan. “Things like education, healthcare, public transport. The new users won’t be installing Ola and Uber, but [they will install] RailYatri.”

He added that although data is becoming cheaper than ever, it’s still going to be expensive for most of these new users. For this reason, developers will have to focus on building apps that use as little data as possible.

“There are very few companies that are thinking truly local,” adds Anandan. “Everybody here [referring to the audience of developers at Google’s event] is reading TechCruch, but most of India doesn’t need what TechCrunch writes about.”

With its Made in India program, Google wants to encourage developers here to address these questions. Kunal Soni, Head of Business Development at Google Play pointed out that developers have to think about “connectivity, and device compatibility, data cost, battery usage, content, and commerce”.

In that sense, Google’s pitch to developers isn’t that different from what Apple has been telling app makers in the country – think local.


iPhone 8 Dummy Unit Hands-On Video Tips It’s Thicker Than the iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 8 Dummy Unit Hands-On Video Tips It's Thicker Than the iPhone 7 Plus


  • The iPhone 8 vertical dual camera setup is seen at the back
  • The front sports an almost bezel-less display
  • The dual speaker grille setup is seen on the bottom edge

iPhone 8 leaks continue to pour in, and renders of the smartphone have been leaked in abundance so far. However, a fresh leak brings the best ever view of iPhone 8 yet. A high-res video of a purported iPhone 8 dummy unit shows it from all angles, and even measures it for a more detailed analysis.

The video has been published by Tiger Mobiles and OnLeaks together, and it shows a particular Black dummy unit from all angles. The tipster claims that the dummy unit is based on 3D CAD schematics, and is sourced directly from the factory in charge of building the new iPhone. The smartphone corroborates past leaks and the vertical dual camera setup sits at the back, with the flash sitting in between the two lenses. There’s a grey Apple logo sitting in the back centre, and the entire back is made up of glass, seemingly confirming wireless charging rumours.

Coming to the bottom edge of the iPhone 7, the dual speaker grille setup is seen on both sides of the Lightning port. The front is all occupied by the display, as has been reported earlier as well. The top lip houses the earpiece and front camera sensor, but all else is just display. There’s no Home Button seen anywhere, and the fingerprint sensor is expected to be embedded underneath the display.

Talking about measurements, the video claims that the iPhone 8 has dimensions of 143.5×71.03×7.46mm, which is a bit wider, taller, and thicker than the iPhone 7, which measures at 138.3×67.1×7.1mm. In comparison, the iPhone 7 Plus comes in at 158.2×77.9×7.3 mm, which makes the iPhone 8 thicker than both the current generation iPhones.

The iPhone 8 has been tipped to sport wireless charging as well as an OLED display, apart from being more waterproof than current iPhone models as well. It is expected to come with AirPods bundled, and be unveiled in September.


How to get regular free security updates for Windows XP and Vista


Two months ago, in an effort to fightback against the WannaCry ransomware, Microsoft took the ‘highly unusual’ step of releasing a patch for Windows XP, the ancient operating system it stopped supporting back in 2014 (even though, as it turned out, it was really Windows 7, not XP, that was to blame for the spread of the devastating malware).

Then just two weeks ago, Microsoft included Windows XP and Vista — another operating system it no longer supports — in June’s Patch Tuesday updates. Despite these recent actions, neither XP nor Vista are going to receive regular security updates from Microsoft, meaning users still running either OS remain at serious risk. However, the good news is there are a couple of tricks you can use to continue receiving security updates for both XP and Vista.

In the case of XP, the trick is to make use of updates for Windows Embedded Industry (formerly known as Windows Embedded POSReady). This is based on Windows XP Service Pack 3, and the security updates which are being released for it are essentially the same ones Microsoft would have pushed out for XP, if it was still doing so.

You can’t simply install the updates — that would be too easy — and you’ll receive a version mismatch error if you try. But a simple registry tweak is enough to fix that.

Create a text document, and call it XP.reg. You’ll need to make sure .reg is the proper extension — so not “XP.reg.txt”. If it’s not showing up as a registry file, open any folder, go to Tools > Folder Options, select View and uncheck ‘Show hidden files and folders’. That should fix the problem.

Right-click the file, and select Edit. Paste in the following:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00



Save it, and then double-click the file. That will make that change to the registry. That’s all you need to do. Windows should now automatically fetch updates designed for Windows Embedded Industry, ensuring XP remains protected until 2019.

This trick only works for 32-bit editions of XP, but there’s a workaround for 64-bit versions here.

As for Vista, the trick to getting updates is similar, except it uses Windows Server 2008’s patches as that OS architecture is very close to Vista’s and Microsoft plans to keep supporting it until 2020.

To use this, you need to make use of the Microsoft Update Catalog.

The steps to follow are:

  • Look for any Windows Server 2008 updates mentioned by Microsoft, and make a note of the relevant Knowledge Base ID, or browse the regularly updated list at BeepingComputer.
  • Open the Microsoft Update Catalog and search for the ID, or click the BeepingComputer update link.
  • Locate the Windows Server 2008 version of the patch.
  • Download and install it.

Naturally there are risks associated with both these methods — you are, after all, installing patches on an operating system they aren’t intended for — so it’s worth making sure you’ve backed up all your important personal files or settings before proceeding.


NASA’s Opportunity Rover Spots Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

NASA's Opportunity Rover Spots Evidence of Ancient Lake on Mars

The Opportunity rover found rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater
The rocks were either transported by a flood or eroded in place by wind
The crater is about 22 kilometres across
NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover is examining the edge of a crater on the red planet that may once have been a lake of liquid water.

The Opportunity rover found rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater that were either transported by a flood or eroded in place by wind.

The features were seen just outside the crater rim’s crest above Perseverance Valley, which is carved into the inner slope of the rim. Researchers plan to drive Opportunity down Perseverance Valley after completing a “walkabout” survey of the area above it.

The Opportunity mission has been investigating sites on and near the western rim of Endeavour Crater since 2011. The crater is about 22 kilometres across.

“The walkabout is designed to look at what’s just above Perseverance Valley,” said Ray Arvidson, from Washington University in St Louis.

“We see a pattern of striations running east-west outside the crest of the rim,” said Arvidson, Deputy Principal Investigator of the Opportunity mission.

A portion of the crest at the top of Perseverance Valley has a broad notch. Just west of that, elongated patches of rocks line the sides of a slightly depressed, east-west swath of ground, which might have been a drainage channel billions of years ago.

“We want to determine whether these are in-place rocks or transported rocks,” Arvidson said.

“One possibility is that this site was the end of a catchment where a lake was perched against the outside of the crater rim,” he said.
“A flood might have brought in the rocks, breached the rim and overflowed into the crater, carving the valley down the inner side of the rim,” he added.

“Another possibility is that the area was fractured by the impact that created Endeavour Crater, then rock dikes filled the fractures, and we’re seeing effects of wind erosion on those filled fractures,” Arvidson said.

In the hypothesis of a perched lake, the notch in the crest just above Perseverance Valley may have been a spillway.

Weighing against that hypothesis is an observation that the ground west of the crest slopes away, not toward the crater.

The science team is considering possible explanations for how the slope might have changed.

A variation of the impact-fracture hypothesis is that water rising from underground could have favoured the fractures as paths to the surface and contributed to weathering of the fracture-filling rocks.

The team is analysing images of Perseverance Valley, taken from the rim, to plot Opportunity’s route.

The valley extends down from the crest into the crater at a slope of about 15 to 17 degrees for a distance of about two football fields.


NEET 2017 Latest News Update: Delays and stays, here is how CBSE and HRD Ministry is trying to solve the NEET Controversies

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 NEET 2017 controversies continue to increase panic among students. At present, the students who appeared in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test on May 7 are divided into two groups. One group which is hoping that the NEET 2017 is cancelled. Another group is praying desperately for the turmoil to get over and get on with their lives. In the meanwhile, anxious parents, students and teachers keep searching for latest news update about NEET 2017. Between the delays in the NEET 2017 Results, the Stays imposed by the Madras HC and the plea pending in Supreme Court, we bring to you how CBSE and HRD Ministry is trying to solve the NEET Controversies.

That is right. Sources close to the ministry and the Central Board of Secondary Education have shared that CBSE and the HRD Ministry is working overtime to figure out the best possible solution. Though CBSE has not commented on the disparity and the controversy regarding regional language papers, it is not ignorant to the fact. While the official update is awaited from CBSE, sources have revealed that HRD Ministry has also offered to help CBSE ride through the problems. A senior official suggested that if CBSE would have been confident that cancelling the paper was the best step forward, it would have done so by now. The ambiguity of the situation where incidents were localized makes the decision to cancel the entire paper unreasonable. On the other hand, not addressing the concerns of the students voiced is also not an option. An expert panel of professors of respective subjects as well as regional language experts has been called on by the CBSE. Source reveals that the answer keys are being evaluated and concerns being marked after discussion. Related News | CBSE 12th Board Results Delay & NEET 2017 re-exam: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar assures students of fair assessment

HRD Ministry, on the other hand is trying to reason with the various State Governments and council. Only yesterday, HRD Minister, Mr. Prakash Javadekar met with Gujarat Education Minister to discuss the matter. Around 40 students from the state had also filed a plea in the respective High Court against the difference in difficulty level. News also confirms that HRD Ministry is talking with West Bengal to understand the concern and find a solution.

In the meanwhile, CBSE is troubled with releasing multiple results including the CBSE Class 12 Board Results 2017. The results are also delayed due to on-going row over moderation. The many concerns at the Board are keeping the Chairman and the Core Committee very busy, commented an official who did not wish to be named. CBSE only has the best interests of the student at its heart and would do whatever it takes to find a solution that best fits all. An expert has reiterated that cancelling NEET 2017 may not be the best solution. CBSE is mindful of the concerns and is contemplating releasing the NEET 2017 Answer Keys and OMR Sheets soon to further the process.

However the events turn out, what is clear is that with each passing day, the anxiety increases. The fate of around 12 lakh students from across the country hangs in the balance while the controversies are sorted out. Supreme Court is all set to hear a plea by an NGO to cancel NEET 2017 next week. How the events unfold would be shared with you. The status at present is in utter chaos. There is no confirmation or affirmation from CBSE in regards. Also read |NEET 2017 to be cancelled? SC to hear please next week.

NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test was conducted by CBSE on May 7, 2017. The examination is the entrance criteria for MBBS and BDS courses across all private and government Medical and Dental Colleges in the country. The controversies that arose immediately afterwards have caused delay in the process. CBSE was to release the NEET 2017 Answer Keys by May 20 and the NEET 2017 Results by June 8, as per initial updates. However, NEET 2017 Results have been stayed by Madras HC till June 7. Whether it would cause a delay in NEET 2017 Answer Keys or not is not certain. In the meanwhile, a plea is being prepared to be presented in Supreme Court, asking for NEET 2017 to be cancelled. Stay updated with the latest news, videos and updates about National Eligibility cum Entrance Test here.


How a property management company helps with quality renters

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One of the most important tasks of a property investor is to find an excellent tenant to fill his vacancy. What makes a tenant excellent is his ability to pay the rent on time and to take care of the property like an ordinary prudent man would take, if the property would have been his own.

According to experts, placing a quality tenant is more important in a property than an old saying of location, location and location when investing in a rental property market. A professional property management company will not only find you quality renters who will pay rent on time but also who will take care of the property and prevent it from any harm like their own.

Property management companies do everything in their power to make the dream tenant a reality. Some of the most important steps a firm can take to protect you and your investment are highlighted ahead.

The primary step to finding a quality renter is a screening process. A reputable property management company will utilize a nationwide screening company to ensure that the most qualified candidates are found. When screening a potential renter several factors come into play like criminal records, any pending court proceeding, credit history, past evictions etc. by thoroughly researching potential tenants, one can feel confident while allowing him to stay at his space.

The property management’s ability to take applications online 24/7, they are able to swiftly process applications received and get a quality tenant in the property faster than any landlord. It also allows the landlord to save the time and energy which will enable him to focus on more important things which needs his consideration.

A reputable property management company will also likely have a marketing department that will utilize as many resources possible to reach potential renters. This is usually important as quality renters seek out a reputable company that appears more legitimate rather than work with an individual one on one. With ongoing marketing process quality renters will move towards properties represented by the professional property management company.

A good property management company will always follow the code of ethics while dealing with their clients. They will treat the tenants with utmost respect and address their needs swiftly. Their ultimate aim should be to make the tenants feel that the home they buy is more than just a place to hang their hat, they should care for the property as much as their own.

By working with the tenant, a property management company helps to keep the tenant happy and willing to do little extras that keep up your investment. It is not possible for many investors and landlords to build this kind of relationship themselves. Hence, by letting the management company take over the work, you can save abundant time and money.

Lastly, keeping a good quality and excellent tenant can increase the chance of renewal, which in turn will keep the cost down and keep steady stream of income from the reliable tenant.

Turkey summons Austria charge d’affaires over ‘indecent’ report

Turkey summoned Austria’s charge d’affaires in Ankara late on Saturday over what it said was “indecent report” about Turkey on a news ticker at Vienna airport, a foreign ministry official said.

“Turkey allows sex with children under the age of 15,” read a headline on an electronic news ticker at the airport, images circulated on social media showed.

“Our disturbance and reaction over this display which tarnishes Turkey’s image and deliberately misinforms the public have been strongly conveyed to the charge d’affaires,” the ministry official said, adding that the headline was removed following the ministry’s intervention.

Turkey’s constitutional court last month ruled in favour of removing a provision in the penal code which identifies all sexual acts against children under the age of 15 as “sexual abuse” following an application made by a local court.

Tensions between Turkey and Europe have risen following Ankara’s crackdown in the wake of last month’s failed coup in Turkey.

Turkish authorities have detained, sacked or suspended tens of thousands of people over their alleged links with Fethullah Gulen, a U.S.-based cleric whom the government blames for orchestrating the coup attempt.

Last week Turkey’s foreign minister called Austria the “capital of radical racism” after Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern suggested ending EU accession talks with Turkey which have made minimal progress since they began in 2005.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and many Turks accuse the West of focusing more on the rights of the coup plotters and their supporters than on the coup itself, in which more than 240 people were killed after rogue soldiers bombed parliament and seized bridges with tanks and helicopters.

Halting Turkey’s EU accession process could scupper a landmark migration deal between Brussels and Ankara designed to stop illegal migration to Europe via Turkey in return for financial aid, the promise of visa-free travel to much of the bloc and accelerated talks on membership.

Turkey has lived up to its side of the deal with Brussels but visa-free access has been subject to delays due to a dispute over Turkish anti-terrorism legislation, which some in Europe see as too broad, and to its post-coup crackdown.



[Source: Reauters]