Volkswagen AG announced on Thursday that it has reached a deal in principle to compensate its 650 U.S. dealers in connection with the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal. The automaker and a lawyer for VW brand dealers announced a tentative settlement at a court hearing in San Francisco. VW's U.S. dealers have been barred from selling polluting diesel vehicles for nearly a year.
By Ece Toksabay ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's outlawed Kurdish PKK militant group attacked a convoy carrying the main opposition party leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, in the northeast of the country on Thursday but he escaped unharmed, the interior minister said. Interior Minister Efkan Ala told Turkey's NTV news channel that three soldiers were injured in the exchange of fire with what he said were Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) attackers. President Tayyip Erdogan has said he will root out and destroy the PKK, which seeks autonomy or independence.