Ankara had reacted with fury after Turkish political rallies were blocked in some German cities. Germany's FM says bilateral relations should return to normal. Is this possible? Bernd Fabritius (Bundestag Committee on Foreign Affairs) spoke to DW.
The Turkish president's hopes of addressing the German-Turkish community are closer to becoming reality. His upcoming state visit was described as a "betrayal" by journalist Deniz Yücel, who was imprisoned in Turkey.
The German Federation of Journalists and Amnesty International have announced they will hold a joint rally in Berlin to protest Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit this month.
The US Justice Department has indicted two Iranian men on spying charges. They were arrested earlier this month for the surveillance of a Jewish facility and gathering information on an Iranian militant group.
A court has again refused to grant arrest warrants for imams accused of spying for Turkey's government in Germany. The Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs, a state organization, regularly sends clerics abroad.
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