Tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands continue to rise after two Turkish ministers were barred from campaigning in the Netherlands for Turkish President Tecep Tayyip Erdogan. Will the controversy influence upcoming Dutch elections?
For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflicted by torture.
President Erdogan has said that a margin of only 13,000 votes is too few for either side to claim victory in Istanbul's mayoral contest. The vote in Ankara has already been handed to the opposition CHP party.
The first major European country to recognize the 1915 massacres as genocide, France has dedicated its first national day of commemoration. The French prime minister led the ceremonies.
CHP chief Kemal Kilicdaroglu was beset upon by protesters at a soldiers funeral. President Erdogan's AKP has come under fire for promoting partisan discord.
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