The editor-in-chief and several reporters from the "Cumhuriyet" daily have been arrested, but Turkey's last remaining opposition newspaper is standing fast. Following the arrests, it ran the headline: "We're not giving up."
According to official figures there are now nine Germans locked up in Turkey for "political reasons." The latest case happened when a Kurdish man from Hamburg visited his mother.
David Missal is due to return to Germany on Sunday after Chinese authorities refused to extend his visa. He thinks the decision is linked to a documentary he made about human rights lawyers for his master's program.
Swedish police believe the series of car fires started by a number of youths were coordinated using smartphones. Police are yet to determine a motive for the attacks, which saw more than 100 cars burned or vandalized.
Washington has said Turkey's tariffs on US products ranging from cars to tobacco was "a step in the wrong direction." Ankara's diplomatic and trade spat with Washington has contributed to a full-blown currency crisis.
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