Resistance to the proposed presidential constitution in Turkey is particularly strong in the southeast. President Erdogan has overseen a draconian crackdown on the pro-Kurdish HDP. Almost half of the party leadership has been jailed.
The city of Derik in Kurdish northern Syria is struggling to overcome eight years of war. It's getting help from an unlikely source: the multicultural, hipster Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg.
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.
US President Donald Trump is pressuring Europe to take back its citizens who were captured in Syria while fighting for the Islamic State group. It's high time the continent address the issue, says DW's Matthias von Hein.
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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