A man suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates has been found dead in his prison cell in Turkey. Authorities say the suspect was arrested on the 19th of April and had allegedly confessed to spying on Arab nationals. Turkish state media reported his death as a suicide.
Turkey is heading to the polls on Sunday for crucial local elections in a polarised political landscape. What should have been a local race between mayoral candidates has turned into a fiercely contested national battle, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan holding election rallies across the country