Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Istanbul to mark the end of a 25-day march. The protesters walked 450 kilometers for justice. The main opposition leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu hopes to unite Turkey’s different opposition groups.
As Turkey seeks to mend ties with its allies in Europe, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is making his first visit to the country. Ankara will likely use his visit as a chance to score points with Berlin.
Riot police have used tear gas to disperse hundreds of people at a gay pride march in Istanbul. The city's LGBTI community and their friends had said they were determined to march.
Police in Istanbul have again intervened in a rally by a group seeking justice for relatives who disappeared in the 1980s and 1990s. Critics see the police action as another sign of Turkey's slide into authoritarianism.
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