Turkey is dealing with a weakening economy, unrest and the impact of the war in neighboring Syria. Kurdish and Turkish entrepreneurs are worried about its attractiveness as a business location.
As President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan observes his party’s 16th anniversary, Turkish and international observers question the impact ongoing purges will have on its reformist legacy. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
Germany's president has spoken approvingly of government statements against Turkey. The foreign minister has assured the nearly 3 million people of Turkish heritage in Germany that the tough stance does not affect them.
Following a 450-km march for justice, opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu faces challenges in fostering unity to counter the ongoing purges and erosion of democratic institutions. Diego Cupolo reports from Istanbul.
Celebrated Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan was imprisoned for four months in Turkey last year- and she refuses to be cowed by the pressure. Writing, she told DW, is a responsibility.
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