After the arrest of the two mayors of Diyarbakir, the situation in the center of the city escalated. Riot police used batons, tear gas and water cannons against hundreds of demonstrators.
Evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson ran a church in the Turkish city of Izmir. He faces two separate terms of 15 and 20 years in prison if convicted.
A Turkish-German journalist from the ETHA news agency has been detained in Turkey, along with two colleagues. The organization's editor-in-chief says the arrests are part of a wider crackdown on anti-government press.
A town in northern Syria is at the center of a potentially explosive dispute between Turkey and the United States. The fate of the US-led coalition against the "Islamic State" and the future map of Syria are at stake.
Turkish forces will target Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria and possibly Iraq, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. The threat comes as military and rebel allies captured the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin.
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