Opposition to a proposed amendment to Turkey's constitution is strong in Germany's Turkish community. Now they've started a "No" campaign. President Erdogan is hoping for a yes from his AKP party's supporters in Germany.
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.
Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army fighters reportedly met little resistance upon entering Afrin. A local official has warned that Kurdish forces would start waging guerrilla warfare in the surrounding region.
Marking a major setback for Kurdish forces, Turkey has gained control of one of Afrin's largest settlements. Human rights groups have urged parties to stop indiscriminate attacks, warning of "numerous civilian deaths."
The spat between the Netherlands and Ankara stems from the Dutch refusal to allow Turkish ministers to campaign for a 2017 referendum. The Dutch foreign ministry said repeated efforts to normalize relations have failed.
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