Thousands of Kurds demonstrated in the German city of Frankfurt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kurds make up more than 15 percent of the Turkish population but they have very limited rights.
German arms exports to Saudi Arabia and Turkey rose last year, eclipsing sales in 2017, despite public criticism. The trend follows a question in parliament submitted by the opposition Left party.
The shock US troop pullout from Syria will be "highly coordinated," President Donald Trump has claimed after phoning his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Many US politicians and NATO allies fear destabilization.
"Islamic State" has been defeated in Syria, if US President Donald Trump is to be believed. But withdrawing troops is a mistake with far-reaching consequences that will play into the wrong hands, writes DW's Udo Bauer.
Turkish authorities have accused the Cumhuriyet editor, who has been living in Germany for the past two years, of working to "incite chaos." The warrant was tied to an investigation of protests against President Erdogan.
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