Turkish authorities have stormed the headquarters of a media group critical of President Recep Tayipp Erdogan´s goverment. The raid comes just days before Sunday´s parliamentary elections in Turkey.
Ankara is ready to work with Berlin, but German officials must learn to "respect" Turkey, says Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu. "If you take one step towards us, we will take two towards you," he told Der Spiegel.
Turkey's President Recep Erdogan is on his way to Serbia – along with a phalanx of welcomed investors. It is more than an economic visit: Ankara is looking for political inroads to the EU's backyard.
In his first speech to parliament after the summer break, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan targeted the European Union. It had failed to help Turkey in the fight against terrorism, he said.
The German language enjoys an enviable richness and depth, writes Ece Temelkuran. The Turkish author hopes it will not succumb to primeval political discourse during the election.
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