Middle East expert Michael Lüders discusses the situation in Kobani, and how Turkey is responding to the "Islamic State."
Turkey has formally requested the United States extradite Fethullah Gulen. Ankara wants the Turkish cleric on issues other than those related to the recent coup attempt, but expects Washington to drag its feet.
Turkey has said it would like to join the European Union by 2023, its EU ambassador told a German newspaper. This follows comments by Germany that Ankara faces a long and difficult path to EU accession.
Turkey has pledged to push jihadi fighters belonging to the so-called "Islamic State" out of the Syrian town of Jarablus near the Turkish border. The announcement came as Turkey evacuated a town caught in crossfire.
On the 25th anniversary of the 1991 coup, Fiona Clark takes a look at what might be prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin’s shuffling of positions within the Kremlin walls.
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