Dual citizenship is a rarity in Germany with most having to decide by 23 which nationalty to hold. But that could change under a new coalition government if the Social Democrats get their way.
The 46-year-old, who was arrested a month ago, was found guilty of uploading photos of Kurdish rebels on social media. He's one of several Germans in detention in Turkey on similar charges.
Max Zirngast, an Austrian journalist, was detained by "anti-terror" authorities in Ankara according to one of the magazines he worked for. The report said he'd likely been detained for "political publications."
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to forge a demilitarized zone between rebels and Syrian government forces in Syria's Idlib region.
Turkey has jailed a German national on charges related to the July 2016 failed coup attempt for the first time, according to media reports. The man was convicted last year but it's only just become public now.
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