Turkish police have arrested the editor-in-chief and other higher ups of the newspaper Cumhuriyet. The government accuses the journalists of abetting Kurdish militants and followers of Fethullah Gulen, but the opposition suspects otherwise.
While Recep Erdogan visits Greece as the first Turkish head of state in 65 years to do so, Turks who recently fled reflect on what compelled them to go. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Thessaloniki.
International artists have called for the release of the German-Turkish journalist and publisher who on Sunday will have been held for 300 days without charge. He was moved from solitary detention a few days ago.
The allegations that Turkish imams spied on opponents of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Germany caused an uproar. Prosecutors in Karlsruhe have dropped the investigation.
Peter Steudtner, the German rights activist who was detained for four months in Istanbul, has told DW about life in Turkish prison. He decried Turkey's judicial system, where German citizens are held without charge.
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