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.
After keeping him in the country two months, the Spanish Justice Ministry told German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhani he was free to leave. That's despite a Turkish arrest warrant from requesting his extradition.
Turkish media say authorities are questioning the wife and son of a US consulate worker being sought in Istanbul by police. Ankara has also reportedly summoned a US diplomat in a row over visa services.
After over two years, Berlin said it's still not ready to stop temporary passport controls at the Austrian border. The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks.
Some 600 senior-ranked Turkish officials have sought asylum in Germany since last year’s coup attempt in Turkey, according to a Berlin newspaper. The number highlights the growing uncertainty in the country.
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