In the end, the rift between the Turkish PM and his longtime ally, President Erdogan, was too great. Ahmet Davutoglu says he'll be stepping down at an emergency party convention. The outgoing PM, however, is remaining loyal to the end.
Turkish-backed rebels are deploying to Idlib province to fight an alliance led by the former Nusra Front, Turkish President Erdogan has said. In turn, the militia said "lions of jihad and martyrdom" were ready to pounce.
The annual inflation rate in Turkey rose for the second month in a row and is now over 11 percent, well above the government's 5-percent target. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames high interest rates.
Turkey is experiencing rapid change as its government become increasingly authoritarian. DW's Fanny Facsar headed to Turkey to find out how nationalism plays into this trend under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The AKP is planning a special meeting in which the prime minister has said he is unlikely to run for the party head position. Ahmet Davutoglu's relationship with President Erdogan has become strained in recent weeks.
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