More than a million Turks living in Germany will be entitled to vote in Turkey’s upcoming election. For many of them, the vote comes down to one fundamental question: are you for or against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan?
Turkish voters in 60 countries have been casting their ballots in the run up to elections in Turkey. Roughly one in two voters living in Germany cast their ballot in the snap poll.
After Turkey's foiled coup attempt in 2016, many supporters of exiled Muslim cleric Fetullah Gulen were driven out of the country. But in Germany, the movement is increasingly gaining influence, writes Gunnar Köhne.
Officials in Turkey have closed a German Embassy school in the city of Izmir. Turkish officials told the head of the German school it did not have a required license.
Support for Erdogan was proportionally higher among the Turkish community in Germany than it was in Turkey. That, alongside celebrations in German cities after Erdogan won the election, has drawn criticism.
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