Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu is in Berlin with key members of his cabinet. They are set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks on the refugee crisis. Ankara wants more aid to address what it's calling a regional and global crisis.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed Germany's three main political parties as "enemies of Turkey" ahead of parliamentary elections. The comments drew a swift rebuke from Chancellor Angela Merkel.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged extra money for the world's top refugee and migrant advocates. While far fewer asylum seekers are now reaching Germany, new fronts in Europe's migration crisis are opening.
Mayor Melih Gokcek has accused German politician Cem Özdemir of being an "Armenian servant" and traitor. Özdemir, the son of Turkish immigrants, has been highly critical of the government in Ankara.
Much-maligned and playing catch-up in the polls to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, the SPD is looking to make its mark in the debate over how Germany should deal with Turkey. Rob Mudge reports.
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