Over 50 million Turkish voters cast their ballots in a referendum on whether to replace the current parliamentary system. A small majority voted in favor of giving more powers to the president.
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.
Turkey tortures supporters of Fethullah Gulen in secret prisons, according to Germany's ZDF TV broadcaster. Europe should toughen up and follow Donald Trump's example in dealing with Ankara, says Erkan Arikan.
Dutch journalist Ans Boersma was detained while trying to prolong her Turkish visa in Istanbul and deported the next morning. A Turkish official said the expulsion was not linked with her "journalist activities."
German arms exports to Saudi Arabia and Turkey rose last year, eclipsing sales in 2017, despite public criticism. The trend follows a question in parliament submitted by the opposition Left party.
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