The European Court of Human Rights urged the government to reverse its decision to make religion courses mandatory, saying the policy violates the rights of minorities.
The European Commission's latest progress report on Turkey is considered balanced but joining the Union by 2023 may not be possible.
Turkey increases its security measures against possible ISIL attacks inside the country.
Local residents and officials search for solutions as hundreds of thousands pour across the border.
Turkey's modernisation of Pakistan's air force is seen as positive for stability.
The two members of the international anti-ISIL coalition pledge to step up military and intelligence co-operation.