Not long ago, Turkey was enjoying an unprecedented economic boom. No longer: Terror fears and conflict in Syria have created uncertainty - and now hundreds of business leaders have been arrested.
A production of Richard III has become the latest casualty of strained relations between Berlin and Ankara. The theater has said it could not guarantee the safety of its staff following mass arrests in Turkey.
President Erdogan has built much of his political success on the back of a strong Turkish economy. But GDP and tourism are down and Sunday's referendum win could mean a less positive economic outlook.
Income from tourism plummeted 32.7 per cent in the hird quarter of the year, government agency Turkstat reported on
Monday, as the key foreign currency earning sector is in crisis amid terror attacks and a coup attempt.
Several countries appear to be finding excuses to violate human rights, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says. The UN's high commissioner for human rights singled out Turkey and Egypt, but also spanked the European Union and US.
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