Turkish journalists are concerned about their freedom of expression following the latest crackdown, in which police took control of the Cihan news agency in Istanbul. Is Ankara exploiting the refugee crisis as a distraction to avoid closer scrutiny?
As journalists are arrested and democracy diminishes in Turkey, the Istanbul Biennial and Contemporary Istanbul art events won't be pulling any political punches. DW's Werner Bloch reports.
She was set to represent Turkey at the Miss World competition in China. But organizers of the Miss Turkey pageant changed their minds after finding an old tweet about last year's failed military coup.
Another one among many: The young Turkish photo journalist Cagdas Erdogan has been arrested by the country's authorities. His photos document Turkey's outsiders.
The Turkish author Asli Erdogan has won the Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize. However, she is not allowed to travel to the prizegiving in Germany, even though a travel ban imposed on her has been lifted.
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