The European Union has allocated the first half of its €6 billion agreement for Turkey to take in Syrian refugees. Officials are now assessing aid programs as humanitarian efforts carry on, reports Diego Cupolo.
Crews have begun dynamiting Neolithic-era caves near Hasankeyf, Turkey. The early Mesopotamian settlement will soon be submerged by a hydroelectric dam project, Diego Cupolo reports.
Facing further decline in German visitors due to political tensions, Turkey's tourism industry has already begun courting Middle Eastern and Balkan markets. Diego Cupolo reports from Antalya, Turkey.
Following a 450-km march for justice, opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu faces challenges in fostering unity to counter the ongoing purges and erosion of democratic institutions. Diego Cupolo reports from Istanbul.
"Raping the Yazidi women was part of [the Isis] plan. Destroy the women, destroy the culture,” Haveen, a 22-year-old Kurdish fighter says as she scans the road ahead. Dressed in the green guerilla uniform synonymous with Kurdish armed groups, Haveen and her friend Denis keep watch, as two members of a unit of fighters within the YBS…
After crowdfunding 73,000 euros a new far-right, pan-European movement is campaigning to stop informal migration to Europe, drawing concern from humanitarian and leftist groups. Diego Cupolo reports from Catania, Sicily.
In Ankara’s low-income districts, residents have seen increased benefits and social services under President Erdogan, but many remain undecided on expanding his powers in the upcoming referendum. Diego Cupolo reports.
Prominent Turkish figures say Recep Tayyip Erdogan's posturing toward the incendiary US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital is mostly about bolstering his domestic agenda. DW's Diego Cupolo reports.
New, EU-funded health centers are opening across Turkey to treat and employ Syrian refugees in effort to remove the language barriers they face when seeking medical care. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
As President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan observes his party’s 16th anniversary, Turkish and international observers question the impact ongoing purges will have on its reformist legacy. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
Amidst ongoing purges and a year long state of emergency, Turks observed the anniversary of the failed coup with contrasting views of justice and sacrifice. Diego Cupolo has sent these pictures from Ankara.
Ongoing purges and the jailing of elected officials have spurred tens of thousands to march hundreds of kilometers from the Turkish capital Ankara to Istanbul. Diego Cupolo caught up with protesters on Highway D100.
In Romania, five consecutive days of protests forced state officials to repeal a decree that would have weakened corruption laws. Today demonstrators are calling for resignations. Diego Cupolo reports from Bucharest.
Stuck in refugee camps after fleeing IS, Yazidis have few options, especially since the Middle East's most vulnerable people have been excluded from international migration talks. Diego Cupolo reports from Sharya, Iraq.
Not far from the "Jungle" in Calais, 3,000 people live among foul swamps in another refugee camp. The inhumane conditions have compelled MSF to build new accommodation on drier grounds. Diego Cupolo reports from Dunkirk.
French officials called for a buffer zone to be cleared between a road leading to the Eurotunnel and the 'Jungle' refugee camp, causing residents to scramble to save their dwellings. Diego Cupolo reports from Calais.
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