Shock and anger have gripped families across Turkey following the deaths of 301 workers at a mine in the country's west. The tragedy has overwhelmed the Girgins, who lost Muhammed, a son, brother and soon-to-be father.
Ilkay Gündogan and Emre Can have explained themselves after liking an Instagram post related to Turkey's military offensive in Syria. After criticism from some quarters, the pair have been backed by their teammates.
Istanbul's mayoral election will be rerun following an appeal from the strongman-president's party. The exiled journalist Can Dundar gave DW his appraisal of the complex situation leading up to the June 23 election.
Five former officials at Turkey's Soma coal mine have been jailed over a 2014 mining disaster in the country's west that killed 301 people. The prison sentences range from 15 to 22 years.
EU Council President Donald Tusk has said while no progress was made at the talks, he hopes compromises will be possible in the future. The head of the EU Commission said he'd like Turkey to be a strategic partner.
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