Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate was illuminated in Turkish colors following the Istanbul attack. DW's Sertan Sanderson says the two countries have a friendship that defies hate and violence.
Two days before the new Bundestag convenes, protesters called on the German government not to tolerate right-wing hatred. The message was clearly directed at the far-right Alternative for Germany party.
Berlin marked World Press Freedom Day by holding a concert in solidarity with journalists in prison around the world. The event highlighted the plight of German-Turkish reporter Deniz Yucel in particular.
Berlin lawmakers have sought to quash rumors Erdogan still plans to host a rally on German soil during the G20 summit. Such a rally could be used to stoke support for a prospective vote to reintroduce the death penalty.
Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik has said Ankara wants to end tensions with Berlin and suggest bilateral collaboration to address refugee flows from Syria. Celik spoke to DW's Deger Akal.
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