French president Francois Hollande is seeking to build an alliance to fight terrorism. German chancellor Angela Merkel has already pledged to see what her country can do. Now Hollande is turning his attention to his Italian counterpart.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has issued a message of defiance after Thursday's terrorist attacks in and around Barcelona, which killed 14 people and injured hundreds. Many international leaders offered condolences.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Germany's foreign minister to "know your limits" amid a spat over Germany's upcoming election. Erdogan has called on ethnic Turks to vote against the CDU and SPD.
In Catalan, Spanish and English, responses flooded social networks in the aftermath of the Catalan attacks. Voices from music, arts, and culture expressed condolences and sympathy, often through touching images.
Masoud Aqil was an Islamic State prisoner in Syria. After fleeing to Germany, the Kurdish journalist realized that IS terrorists were also in Europe, and he began to track them. Frank Hofmann has this exclusive for DW.
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