Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet US President Donald Trump next week in New York on the margins of a UN meeting. The meeting comes with relations at an all time low.
Ankara accuses Chancellor Merkel of populism and going against EU principles after she said in an election debate that Turkey should not join the European Union.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the German economy minister's warnings to not invest in Turkey, and said that Germany needs to "pull itself together".
The Turkish foreign ministry said statements by the spokesmen for the German chancellor and foreign ministry constituted "diplomatic rudeness" and the judiciary cannot be instructed or counseled by anyone.
The movement, which controls 163 schools across the country and teaches around 70,000 students, has been accused of avoiding taxes.
Germany is considering granting asylum to Turkish military personnel who fled the country after last year's attempted coup. Turkey has warned Germany not to open its doors to the alleged coup plotters.
Malaysia deports three Turkish nationals to Turkey a week after they were detained due to their alleged links to a network run by Fethullah Gulen.
As President Donald Trump assumes office, his administration is set to inherit a range of problems that will put the US's Middle East policy to the test.
A top advisor to US President-elect Donald Trump is calling for the incoming administration to extradite Fetullah Gulen and says that Turkey is vital to US interests.
This is the first time Turkey has formally asked Washington to arrest Fethullah Gulen after several extradition requests.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says any municipality which supported PKK have to pay the price
The US Vice President says the US would continue to cooperate as Turkey brings forward additional information about cult leader Fethullah Gülen.
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