ISIL derives millions of dollars from illegal cross-border trade, according to international authorities.
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Regional energy co-operation is the best long-term solution, experts say.
Recent unrest underscored the need for a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue.
Recent diplomatic traffic reflects growing co-operation against terrorism, experts say.
The European Commission's first report on Turkey's fulfilment of the visa liberalisation road map indicates that officials are concerned about the possible movement of terrorists.
The government's decision on allowing headscarves starting in secondary schools stirs controversy among rights advocates.
Refuting the terrorist group's mischaracterisation of Islam is seen as one of the best ways to fight it.