"Invest in Turkey," an initiative aimed at attracting foreign investment to the country, is set for a slowdown, following Turkey‘s incursion in Syria. German companies are putting their planned investments on hold.
German carmaker Volkswagen has said it's postponing a final decision on a new plant in Turkey as the country continues its military operations against Kurdish fighters in Syria. Could VW eventually scrap its investment?
Germany's Social Democrats suggested the government in Berlin should use taxpayers' money to help Turkey. Reactions to that proposal have been negative here, and DW's Henrik Böhme says Turkey can only help itself.
Voting for Turkish voters abroad is underway. But as a visit to the polling station at Berlin's Turkish consulate found, opinion on the future of Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is divided.
After German Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent meeting with the heads of government of the Visegrad Group, DW asks if Central Europe has the economic clout to push its own agenda in a changing Europe.
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