Germans in Istanbul are unsure about how to react to the recent threats of terror attacks on German diplomatic missions and schools. One thing everyone can agree on is that they hope life will soon return to normal on the Bosporus.
The debate on the meeting between German football players Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gündogan with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues. Many are wondering how much influence his AK party has in Germany?
Turkey called a special session of Organization of Islamic Cooperation to condemn Israel and the United States. The 57-member body said the US had backed Israel's "savage crimes."
Over 1,000 Islamists have left Germany to aid terror groups in Syria and Iraq, a report cites the government as saying. And it says more than half of them hold German passports.
Germany and Turkey both want to host Euro 2024 and the deadline for applications is now up. Turkey's chances are considered decent — because of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and despite his recent human rights record.
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