Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Istanbul to mark the end of a 25-day march. The protesters walked 450 kilometers for justice. The main opposition leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu hopes to unite Turkey’s different opposition groups.
Germany and Turkey both want to host Euro 2024 and the deadline for applications is now up. Turkey's chances are considered decent — because of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and despite his recent human rights record.
President Erdogan has warned Turkey's opposition leader his long march for justice could land him in trouble. Tensions in Turkey have accelerated over the past two months when a referendum gave Erdogan enhanced powers.
Turkey's main opposition party has launched a legal bid in an EU court over the referendum that expanded President Erdogan's powers. CHP head Kemal Kilicdaroglu is also staging a "justice march" from Ankara to Istanbul.
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