Turkey's ruling AKP party faces its biggest test yet.. at elections this weekend. Support for the AKP is waning; mirroring the nation's economic woes.
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.
Venezuela has suffered from a severe political and economic crisis since a collapse in oil prices several years ago. It has sought to bolster its ties with Turkey as it faces down a range of US sanctions.
The collapse in Turkey's currency, forcing a surge in interest rates, has plunged the country's construction industry into recession. Construction, once the driving force of Turkey's booming economy, is in trouble, which could pose problems for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan whose more than 15 years of electoral success is built on rising economic prosperity. Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul.
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