Germany's parliment has voted to approve a motion describing the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a century ago as genocide. DW spoke to the President of the German Bundestag, Norbert Lammert.
Germany's Foreign Ministry has said two more German citizens have been arrested in Turkey. At least 12 German nationals are currently in Turkish prisons for what Berlin says are political reasons.
The Iraqi government has bloodlessly seized more territory from the Kurds after retaking Kirkuk. Baghdad's rapid advances have triggered bitter Kurdish infighting.
Ankara has summoned Germany's ambassador for the second time in as many days with tensions between the two countries showing no sign of ending. It is the 17th time Berlin's envoy has been summoned in two years.
Germany's speaker of parliament has sharply criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, following threats against German-Turkish MPs. Norbert Lammert said top Turkish politicians had fueled the fire.
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