German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and urged him to ensure the freedom of the press. Following talks in Ankara, Merkel also emphasized the importance of political opposition.
Turkey's founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were both listed as enemy targets in a NATO joint military exercise. NATO has apologized for the gaffe and blamed it on an underling.
Turkey is a NATO member, which makes the fact that it is planning to buy anti-aircraft systems from Russia more than a little unusual. Are Ankara and Moscow developing a closer partnership? Miodrag Soric comments.
Turkey's attempts to influence German domestic affairs "will not undermine" the elections, German Deputy Interior Minister Krings told DW in an exclusive interview. "Turks are ignoring" the president, the minister said.
Turkey has rejected as "ludicrous" US media reports that it offered millions to deliver cleric Fethullah Gulen. The reports implicate former US national security adviser Michael Flynn.
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