Germany is changing its policy toward Turkey, in protest against anti-democratic measures in the country. Under consideration, putting an end to both economic aid and state-backed credit guarantees to Turkey. So what will that mean for the country?
In an interview with DW, Sevim Dagdelen said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was deliberately creating tension ahead of the vote in June. The snap elections are being held during an extended state of emergency.
Turkey is heading for early elections on June 24. The winner of the crucial vote will wield extraordinary power, which is exactly what President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants, says DW's Seda Serdar.
Germany's Foreign Ministry has said it is investigating claims that a German journalist has been detained in Turkey. Adil Demirci is believed to have been arrested while on vacation in Istanbul.
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.
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