Anti-government protesters in Turkey are defiant despite the police sweeping through a camp in Istanbul. They're vowing to keep up the pressure on Prime Minister Erdogan, who has largely dismisssed their demands.
When DW commissioned a piece from Turkish composer Tolga Yayalar for his country's Bilkent Youth Symphony Orchestra, he saw the 2013 Gezi Park protests as a natural source of inspiration.
Thousands of Kurds fleeing the "Islamic State" have crossed into Turkey. The militant group has seized Kurdish villages in northern Syria over the past two days.
Hundreds of people have protested in Istanbul after an elevator crash killed 10 workers at a construction site in the city. Local media report that police responded with tear gas and water cannon.
For the first time in Turkish history, Turks living abroad can vote in an election as they choose their president in what is likely to be a test run for future votes. But turnout is expected to be fairly low.
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