A new bill in France makes it a crime to deny genocide in France. The Turkish government is outraged because the law also makes it a crime to deny that the Ottoman Turks massacred millions of Armenians during World War I.
What started as a corruption investigation against family members and business associates of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inner circle has escalated with purges of the police and prosecutors who are investigating politicians. And the prime minister blames a shadowy religious leader who's in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania.
Berkin Elvan was on an errand when he was caught in a government crackdown on widespread street protests last summer. Tuesday, he died of his injuries — and that reignited the anger of thousands in Istanbul and around the country against Turkey's prime minister and his government.
After stray shells from an ISIS attack landed in a Turkish village, Turkey deployed tanks to secure its border. The country looks set to approve further military action against ISIS, but public opinion is divided over the conflict.
Turkey has given in to international pressure and allowed Iraqi peshmerga, as the Kurdish fighting force is known, into Kobane, Syria. But Kurds in Turkey say they're still not happy with the way they're being treated by the ruling AK Party, headed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Married off before graduating high school, spending years in an abusive relationship, 34-year-old Berivan Elif Kilic rises to become one of 46 women appointed ''co-mayors'' of communities in Turkey. “I want other women to take over after I’m done,” she says.