Ankara is the capital of Turkey, located in Central Anatolia. It is Turkey's second largest city behind Istanbul. It has been the capital of the Republic of Turkey since its founding in 1923, replacing Istanbul.
Turkey's capital is located at an intersection point of highways connecting east to west and north to south of Anatolia and it is a home to National Assembly of Turkey. Ankara lies between four mountains of Anatolia Plateau.
A high-level intelligence official has been fired and 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested. Turkey's ruling party has responded, saying Ankara will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of the Saudi journalist.
Ankara claims to have evidence that Jamal Khashoggi was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. IMF chief Christine Lagarde said she would be "very attentive" to new information about the missing Saudi journalist.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit to Germany has been carefully choreographed to put the soured relations between Berlin and Ankara back on track. Will it work? Guests: Maximilian Popp (Spiegel), Deger Akal (DW), Dilek Kurban (Hertie School of Governance)
Tensions between Germany and Turkey are easing after more than a year of relations being on ice. Last year Turkish authorities arrested German citizens, Berlin threatened sanctions, and politicians in Ankara made comparisons to the Nazis. Now though, diplomatic ties with Germany - and perhaps Europe - are warming, Dorian Jones has more from Istanbul.