A mayor in Turkey has stepped up to fight against Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s political agenda. Ankara is critical, but the mayor’s popularity is rising.
The 13 people arrested were reportedly accused of trying to create "chaos and mayhem" and overthrow the government. More than 50,000 people have been arrested in Turkey since a failed coup attempt in 2016.
With deposits in Europe dwindling and efforts to reduce reliance on Russia, an untapped gas field off the island of Cyprus has gained attention. But political tension in the region may frustrate the controversial drill.
A visit to Cologne, home to a significant number of Turks, was the final stop in the Turkish leader's three-day trip. Hundreds of people, including many from the Kurdish community, came out to the streets.
The CIA chief's trip follows President Donald Trump saying he was unsatisfied with Saudi Arabia's recent explanation of Khashoggi's death. Western security agencies are still trying to piece together how Khashoggi died.
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