Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he'll consider holding a referendum on a construction project in Istanbul which has been the catalyst of recent demonstrations. But activists plan to continue their protests.
Police in Turkey have rounded up hundreds of construction workers at Istanbul's new airport after they protested labor safety, bed bugs in their accommodations, delayed salaries and colleagues' deaths.
The Russian President and his Turkish counterpart have met in Sochi to strike a deal over rebel-held Idlib province in Syria. The two leaders have several issues where they are keen to score points.
Turkey's central bank has shown it has teeth, hiking interest rates beyond expectations to quell inflation and calm investor nerves. But as recession looms and Erdogan growls, Turkey is not quite out of the woods.
As Turkey seeks to mend ties with its allies in Europe, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is making his first visit to the country. Ankara will likely use his visit as a chance to score points with Berlin.
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