Turkey is in the midst of an economic crisis. Many blame President Erdogan. The power-hungry autocrat has scared off investors and lenders. But his country's economy depends on foreign partners.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has put forward measures to bring the devastating war to a close with the help of Turkey and Iran. Despite renewed peace efforts, a political solution to the eight-year conflict remains elusive.
Greek courts have rejected Turkey's request to extradite eight soldiers accused of taking part in a 2016 coup attempt. Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan expects "more cooperation" from Greece in regards to their extradition.
Authorities in Turkey have launched a fresh clampdown on suspected followers of Fethullah Gulen over a 2010 police exam. Prosecutors say answers were leaked to Gulen followers to boost their chances of promotion.
The US and Turkish presidents moved from Twitter to the telephone to exchange their views over the US-allied Kurdish fighters in Syria. Washington is insisting the anti-"Islamic State" fighters should not be harmed.
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