As Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of an attempted coup that brought the country to the brink of civil war, the Turkish military faces an uncertain future. Can it rehabilitate its standing among the people who stood up against it?
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.
The vote was not due until November next year but President Erdogan has called snap presidential and parliamentary elections. They have been slated for June 24.
Turkey will receive the most damning evaluation yet of its EU accession hopes, more than a decade after it launched its bid to join the bloc. The European Commission will warn that years of progress are being lost.
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.
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