The upcoming Turkish referendum may hand more powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. DW's Gunnar Köhne has looked at the two sides of the debate and tried to find out if the diplomatic rows with European states will have any effect on the vote.
Turkey's new presidential system will officially enter into force on Monday. That will give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan powers that no democratically elected leader of Turkey has ever had.
The Turkish lira is falling, prices are rising. Experts warn that the Turkish economy is close to collapse, but President Erdogan wants growth at any price — and even more power. Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul.
As Turkey seeks to mend ties with its allies in Europe, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is making his first visit to the country. Ankara will likely use his visit as a chance to score points with Berlin.
Germany and Turkey both want to host Euro 2024 and the deadline for applications is now up. Turkey's chances are considered decent — because of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and despite his recent human rights record.
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