Ankara has a firm interest in increasing the amount of items it can send to the EU tariff-free. But its aspirations aren't restricted to trade in goods. Turkey also wants to be allowed to compete in tenders for public projects in the EU.
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.
The EU is seeking compensation from the US for its tariffs on steel and aluminum, rejecting the "national security" justification. China has already dragged the US to WTO.
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.
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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