Turkey’s president Erdogan says the Turkish economy is on track, but the country’s downgraded credit rating and rising inflation speak a different language. DW’s Julia Hahn says Turkish citizens are already feeling the consequences.
John Bolton's visit to Turkey seems unlikely to secure assurances for Kurdish groups in northern Syria. President Erdogan couldn't meet with Trump's national security adviser, but told allies he'd make no "concessions."
The move comes just days after President Erdogan vowed to postpone a strike on the Kurdish militia YPG. Erdogan has complained that a plan to remove the YPG from the border with Turkey has taken too long.
Turkish authorities have accused the Cumhuriyet editor, who has been living in Germany for the past two years, of working to "incite chaos." The warrant was tied to an investigation of protests against President Erdogan.
Turkey has given US officials a request to extradite dozens of people linked to Fethullah Gulen. President Erdogan blames the cleric for an attempted coup in 2016 and has already locked up thousands of his followers.
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