The Turkish president has rejected EU demands to reform terrorism laws. In addition, he is making a bid to broaden his own powers at the expense of parliament. This comes just a day after PM Davutoglu resigned amid a growing row with Erdogan.
Turkish journalist Ahmet Altan has been sentenced to life in prison for "violating the constitution." His daughter tells DW that the verdict is a political decision aimed at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's opponents.
From tackling the root causes of migration to fighting human trafficking: The EU has many different goals for its migration policy. On paper they are sold as equal. Financially, they are not, as DW data analysis shows.
Left and Green party lawmakers have slammed Germany's Turkey policy ahead of Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's visit to Berlin. They demand a tougher stance in the face of human rights violations.
Turkish President Erdogan has insisted in an interview that Turkey should still join the EU. The comments came despite mounting pressure against the Turkish leader's human rights record and his intervention in Syria.
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