US-based Turkish journalist faces libel probe over book on Obama, Erdogan

 The Washington correspondent of a major Turkish newspaper said on Sunday he was under investigation for libel and allegedly insulting President Tayyip Erdogan, in what may be Turkey`s latest crackdown on media coverage critical of the authorities.

Turkish journalist released from jail

A Turkish court on Thursday freed a prominent journalist from prison pending the outcome of a trial that has raised fears for press freedoms in Turkey.