France has named the suspect in a recent series of attacks in Paris. He is currently in hospital after being arrested in an underground carpark.
The journalist's release is welcome news but there are still at least 160 Turkish journalists who remain behind bars. Turkey's free press record is abysmal, lagging behind authoritarian regimes in Belarus and the Congo.
Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester and now another attack in Barcelona. European cities have been increasingly targeted by Islamist extremists in recent years.
The new French president has lost his liberal coalition partner under Francois Bayrou. All for the better: Only now can Emmanuel Macron maintain his credibility, argues DW's Max Hofmann.
French authorities have reportedly seized weapons and detained four relatives of an extremist who drove a car into a gendarmerie van in Paris. Authorities have struggled to explain why he had a gun permit.
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