Many wealthy, secular Turks see the north of Greece as a safe haven in case their own government makes life in Turkey unattractive. That's a boom for the regional economy on the Chalkidiki peninsula.
President Erdogan and his Islamic conservative AKP are facing potential losses in Sunday's local elections, largely over Turkey's faltering economy. The vote is now seen by many as a referendum on Erdogan.
Polls have closed in Turkey's local elections, which are seen as a "referendum" on Recep Tayyip Erdogan's leadership. His ruling AK Party risks defeat in the capital as an economic slowdown takes hold.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party is challenging the result of local elections in Ankara and Istanbul after it appears to have lost. The vote had been seen as a verdict on Erdogan's rule and an economic downturn.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' power extends beyond Iran and into major conflicts across the Middle East. DW takes a look at this influential force known as the "Guardians of the Islamic Revolution."
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