Kurdistan Parliament Speaker heads to Germany on official invitation
NRT - 2017-03-27 09:56
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan slams Germany and Switzerland
NRT - 2017-03-26 21:09
Merkel gets early election test with Saarland state poll
Rojikurd - 2017-03-26 00:00
Germany’s “super election year” of 2017 will soon be underway: State parliamentary elections will be held on Sunday in the German state of Saarland. Suddenly, everyone has their eye on Germany’s smallest state. “Great things always arise from small ones,” ...
Germany's Schaeuble wins party endorsement for September election
Reuters - 2017-03-25 19:26
SINDELFINGEN, Germany (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a key figure in Berlin's handling of the euro zone crisis and Greece's bailout programs, won a ringing endorsement from his conservative party on Saturday to stand in September' ...
Germany blocking defense exports to Turkey
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 03:19
German government officials are blocking planned weapon deliveries to Turkey over concerns the equipment could be misused. ...
Germany blocked Russian hacking attacks in 2016
Reuters - 2017-03-24 19:29
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany last year warded off two cyber attacks by APT28, a top official said Friday, referring to a Russian hacking group also dubbed "Fancy Bear" that experts say successfully targeted Hillary Clinton's U.S. election campaign. ...
Germany denied several arms shipments to Turkey in past months – reports — RT News
RT - 2017-03-23 06:59
London attack: World leaders show solidarity
BBC - 2017-03-22 23:16
France, Germany and the US send messages of solidarity after the deadly attack near parliament. ...
Germany blocks arms shipments to Turkey
NRT - 2017-03-22 19:40
Turkey Faces Arms Export Contracts Lockdown From Germany
Defenseworld - 2017-03-22 17:01
Germany’s new president says Erdogan jeopardizing Turkish success
NRT - 2017-03-22 15:58
Germany blocks arms sales to Turkey - report | News | DW.COM | 22.03.2017
DW - 2017-03-22 08:09
Merkel ally says Erdogan 'not welcome' in Germany
NRT - 2017-03-21 22:07
Greek police intercept eight suspect packages following parcel bombs to IMF, Germany
Reuters - 2017-03-20 20:27
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police intercepted eight suspect packages at a postal sorting center in Athens on Monday, after the dispatch of two booby-trapped letters to the IMF and the German Finance Ministry last week. ...
Germany Cast Doubt Over Turkey EU Chances Amid Standoff - Vatican Radio
Radiovaticana - 2017-03-20 14:26
Turkey blames Germany for permitting ‘PKK rally’
KurdPress - 2017-03-20 09:35
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has condemned Germany for permitting alleged Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) supporters to march in the city of Frankfurt. ...
Turkey’s referendum causes division among Turks in Germany
NRT - 2017-03-20 07:09
Tens of thousands of Kurds protest in Frankfurt against Turkey’s Erdogan
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Turkey slams Germany for permitting Kurds rally in Frankfurt with PKK insignia FRANKFURT,— Some 30,000 pro-Kurdish demonstrators rallied in the German city of Frankfurt on Saturday calling for “democracy in Turkey” and urging a “no” vote in an upcoming r ...
Turkey summons German envoy over Kurdish rally in Frankfurt
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkey summoned Germany’s ambassador to express its fury over a Frankfurt rally where protesters brandished insignia of Kurdish militants, the presidential spokesman said Sunday, denouncing it as a “scandal”. Some 30,000 Kurdish protesters att ...
Ankara condemns Germany for allowing Kurdish rally
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 22:18
More than 30,000 Kurds joined a Newroz rally in Frankfurt ...
Germany angers Turkey with coup remarks and PKK rally
Aljazeera - 2017-03-19 18:07
German spy chief unconvinced US-based religious leader was behind failed coup as PKK backers hold rally in Frankfurt. ...
German Intelligence Chief Says No Evidence Gulen Behind Turkey Coup
Waar Media - 2017-03-19 15:25
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany is not convinced that US-based writer, political activist and former imam Fethullah Gulen was behind the failed July 15 coup in Turkey, the country’s intelligence chief said Saturday. “Turkey has tried on different levels to convince ...
Ankara denounces pro-Kurdish demonstration in Germany - France 24
France24 - 2017-03-19 11:51
Turkey brands Germany ‘HYPOCRITES’ for allowing huge anti-Erdogan protest in Frankfurt
Waar Media - 2017-03-19 10:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish government has accused Germany of hypocrisy after it allowed tens of thousands of Kurds (from Turkey) to hold a protest in Frankfurt against Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidency. Ahead of the Kurdish new year (Newroz), some 30,000 demons ...
Germany Turkey: 30,000 Kurds in Frankfurt anti-Erdogan protest - BBC News
BBC - 2017-03-19 04:38
German cybersecurity watchdog raises attack alert level: paper
Reuters - 2017-03-19 03:29
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany has raised its alert level against cyber attacks to "heightened readiness" ahead of parliamentary elections, saying government websites are already subjected to daily assault, newspaper Welt am Sonntag said. ...
Germany Turkey: 30,000 Kurds in Frankfurt anti-Erdogan protest
BBC - 2017-03-19 01:53
Turkey accuses Germany of hypocrisy after 30,000 Kurds rally in Frankfurt against President Erdogan. ...
Kurd - Germany - protest
Dengê Amerîka - 2017-03-18 19:03
Thousands of Kurds Protest Erdogan, Turkish Referendum in Germany
Newsweek - 2017-03-18 17:20
Demonstrators fear the April referendum will give the Turkish president license to go after Kurds if voters approve it. ...
Germany to use voice recognition to identify migrant origins
BBC - 2017-03-18 03:06
It is hoped the software will detect Arabic-speakers falsely claiming to be Syrian asylum seekers. ...
Turkey threatens to unilaterally suspend EU refugee deal
Waar Media - 2017-03-16 13:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Days before the first anniversary of the deal, Turkey’s top diplomat has vowed to “cancel” it if the EU fails to deliver on its part of the agreement. Relations with Germany and The Netherlands have taken a dive. Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mev ...
Erdogan is "stoppable," pro-Kurdish lawmaker says in Germany
NRT - 2017-03-16 07:30
Merkel’s chief of staff mulls ban on Turkish politicians entering country
Rojikurd - 2017-03-16 00:20
Germany could ban Turkish politicians from entering Germany, Angela Merkel’s chief of staff threatened in an interview published on Wednesday. Peter Altmaier said Germany still had plenty of legal options amid an escalating row with Ankara over Turkish re ...
Pro-Erdogan supporters hack Twitter accounts
Waar Media - 2017-03-15 16:38
WAAR-DUHOK: The hackers posted early on Wednesday morning using the hashtags nazialmanya (Nazi Germany) and Nazihollanda (Nazi Netherlands), a swastika symbol and the sentence “See you on April 16.” This is date of a referendum that Turkish President Rec ...
Germany very concerned about developments in eastern Ukraine
Reuters - 2017-03-15 14:13
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Tuesday said it is very concerned about recent developments in eastern Ukraine and called on both Moscow and Kiev to work against what it called "increasing partitionist tendencies" in the embattled region. ...
Germany needs to move to long-term refugee plan: OECD
Reuters - 2017-03-14 13:53
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has mounted a good initial response to a large wave of migrants and now needs to step up investments to ensure they have prospects beyond low-skilled jobs, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said. ...
Interior minister against Turkish rallies in Germany- The New Indian Express
Newindianexpress - 2017-03-13 07:07
Turkish minister complains of ‘ugly treatment’ by Dutch
Rojikurd - 2017-03-13 00:02
Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya flew back to Istanbul on Sunday after being expelled from the Netherlands and escorted back to Germany, describing the Dutch treatment as “ugly.” “We were subjected to rude and tough treatment… Treating a fem ...
Interior minister against Turkish rallies in Germany
Yahoo - 2017-03-12 23:05
Germany agrees to deport Tunisian wanted over 2015 museum attack
Reuters - 2017-03-12 17:08
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Sunday that a Tunisian man wanted in his homeland for his possible involvement in a deadly attack on a Tunis museum in 2015 can be deported. ...
Turkish minister complains of ‘ugly treatment’ by Dutch
Waar Media - 2017-03-12 15:05
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya flew back to Istanbul on Sunday after being expelled from the Netherlands and escorted back to Germany, describing the Dutch treatment as “ugly.” “We were subjected to rude and tough treatment… T ...
A Turkish minister was dismissed from Holland
ANHA - 2017-03-12 11:23
NEWS DESK- The Turkish Family Secretary Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya stated that her transmitting procedures from Holland to Germany are taking place across the border of Nijmegen city in Holland. On her account on twitter Sayan said “I am being moved from Holl ...
Germany asks Kurdistan’s Barzani not to use its weapons against PKK
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
BERLIN,— Germany has called on Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) led by Massoud Barzani for clarification regarding the use of German weapons in their fight against the PKK-affiliated Yazidi Shingal Protection Units (YBS), German news outlet Spi ...
Germany bans Kurdish PKK, YPG flags, Ocalan’s pictures: Spiegel
E-Kurd - 2017-03-11 21:49
BERLIN,— Germany has reportedly banned a total of 33 symbols used by Kurdish political and military groups, including the flag of a US ally in Syrian Kurdistan, YPG militia, and a portrait of Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader. The move comes amid Germany’s ...
Germany bans a bunch of Kurdish symbols, including flag of group fighting ISIS
Almasdarnews - 2017-03-11 17:54
Germany bans logo of YPG and Ocalan pictures
KurdPress - 2017-03-11 11:16
The German government banned pictures of the imprisoned leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan and also the logo of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), local media reported on Friday. ...
ENKS opens office in German
KurdPress - 2017-03-11 11:16
The Syrian Kurds National Council (ENKS) opened it office in Berlin, Germany’s capital, in the attendance representatives from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and German officials. ...
Germany bans public display of 33 Kurdish symbols, Ocalan’s picture
NRT - 2017-03-11 09:49
Germany prohibits PKK colors, Ocalan photos, 33 symbols on flags
Rûdaw - 2017-03-10 23:10
Bans apply to banners associated with the PKK and its suborganizations. ...
Germany Bans PKK Flag, Ocalan’s Photographs
BAS News - 2017-03-10 18:47
The decision follows the Turkish criticisms directed at Berlin ERBIL — Germany’s Federal Ministry of the Interior has banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) flags and the party leader's portrait in the country. According to Kurdistan24, minister Thomas de ...
Cavusoglu tells Germany not to lecture Turkey on human rights | Euronews
Euronews - 2017-03-10 14:21
Germany child murder: Police find second body after arrest
BBC - 2017-03-10 03:04
The teenager alleged to have killed his neighbour points police to a flat where another body is found. ...
Suspect Arrested in Ax Attack at Duesseldorf, Germany, Train Station That Injured 7 - NBC News
Nbcnews - 2017-03-10 01:46
German police detain suspect after axe attack in Duesseldorf
Reuters - 2017-03-09 23:55
DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - German police said they had detained a man who attacked five people at Duesseldorf central train station with an axe on Thursday. ...
Germany axe attack: Duesseldorf train station sealed off
BBC - 2017-03-09 23:19
About five people are injured in the attack at Duesseldorf's main railway station. ...
Merkel: Worth doing all we can to improve German-Turkish ties
Reuters - 2017-03-09 12:34
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany and Turkey had many ties such as NATO membership and their joint fight against Islamic terrorism but differences had come to the fore recently and everything should be done t ...
Germany sends $4,87 million financial support to teachers in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— German financial support for Kurdish teachers has arrived in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday. Kurdistan Regional Government’s KRG Ministry of Education released a statement on Tue ...
Turkish foreign minister defiant on Germany rally, criticizes German authorities
Reuters - 2017-03-07 19:21
HAMBURG/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's foreign minister arrived at the Turkish consulate in Hamburg on Tuesday to address a rally for Turkish voters in Germany despite what he called shameful actions by police to force the closure of the originally planned ...
Trial against Germans accused of attacking refugee homes starts
Reuters - 2017-03-07 17:45
DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - Eight Germans accused of forming a right-wing terrorist group that attacked refugee homes and an alternative housing project as well as an office and car belonging to the far-left Linke party went on trial in Dresden on Tuesda ...
German court rejects injunction for Facebook in Syrian selfie case
Reuters - 2017-03-07 14:46
WUERZBURG, Germany (Reuters) - A German court on Tuesday rejected a temporary injunction against Facebook in a case brought by a Syrian refugee who sued the social networking site for failing to remove faked posts linking him to crimes and militant attack ...
Manhunt in Germany after suspect kills boy and brags about it on video
BBC - 2017-03-07 11:22
The 19-year-old suspect uploaded a video boasting about fatally stabbing the child, police say. ...
PKK Retains Money Collected for Yezidi Victims: Official
BAS News - 2017-03-07 10:25
They have used the money to buy a building for its media in Germany ERBIL — Lalish Cultural and Social Center for Yezidis in Sinjar revealed that Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) used the financial aid they collected for Yezidis in Europe to buy a building ...
Germany worried about use of German weapons in intra-Kurdish conflict - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-03-07 04:28
Germany’s rally ban on Turkish ministers condemned
Orient News - 2017-03-07 02:05
Germany says EU must check if Turkey funds achieving intended aims
Reuters - 2017-03-06 14:13
BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin on Monday rejected as "absurd" Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's comparison of current German policies to the Nazi era, and said the European Union should check if funds aimed at preparing Turkey to enter the bloc were working a ...
Erdogan warns to stir up the world if he is blocked from speaking in Germany
KurdPress - 2017-03-06 13:18
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again slammed Germany over the decision to ban Turkish ministers from holding events in two German cities, saying that if he is banned from giving speeches there he “will stir up the world.” ...
Peugeot to buy GM’s Opel, creating 2nd-largest European carmaker
Waar Media - 2017-03-06 12:47
WAAR-DUHOK: General Motors Co. is selling its loss-making European car business – including Germany’s Opel and British brand Vauxhall – to French automaker PSA group. The 2.2 billion euro ($2.33 billion) deal announced Monday in Paris by GM and PSA – mak ...
Germany rejects Erdogan's Nazi comparison as absurd
Reuters - 2017-03-06 12:22
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Monday rejected Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's comparison of current German policies to the Nazi era, urged both sides to stay "calm and level-headed" and not lose sight of the close ties that bind the two N ...
Erdogan to Germany: "If you don't let me speak, I will make world rise to its feet"
NRT - 2017-03-06 07:42
Germany shows symptoms of Nazi revival, Erdogan says
Orient News - 2017-03-06 02:03
Austria calls for EU-wide ban on Turkish referendum campaigning
Waar Media - 2017-03-05 15:09
WAAR-DUHOK: Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern on Sunday called for a European Union-wide ban on campaign appearances by Turkish politicians to avoid having individual member countries like Germany come under pressure from Ankara, Reuters has reported. T ...
Erdogan: German journalist is a spy and member of PKK
Waar Media - 2017-03-04 20:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said a German journalist arrested in Turkey is an “agent” and member of the banned Kurdish PKK, as a row with Germany continued to escalate on Friday. Deniz Yucel was arrested on Monday and charged by an Istanbul cour ...
Turkey jails reporter from Germany’s Die Welt paper over PKK propaganda
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
ISTANBUL,— Turkish authorities on Monday arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organization and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness. Authorities initially detaine ...
Erdogan anger as Germany-Turkey war of words escalates
BBC - 2017-03-03 23:29
Turkey's President Erdogan is now accusing Germany of "aiding terror". ...
Germany's former president condemns development in Turkey
NRT - 2017-03-03 21:12
Merkel says Tunisia agrees to take back 1,500 migrants
Reuters - 2017-03-03 15:55
TUNIS (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday Tunisia had agreed to take back 1,500 rejected Tunisian migrants from Germany, after an attack by a Tunisian on a Christmas market in Berlin which killed 12 people. ...
Turkey tells Germany: 'Learn how to behave'
NRT - 2017-03-03 11:23
Germany: Torture victims file suits against Assad terrorists
Orient News - 2017-03-03 02:05
Germany to Scale up Suport to Sexual Violence Victims in Kurdistan: Ambassador
BAS News - 2017-03-02 16:15
PM Barzani met with German ambassador to Iraq ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday thanked the German government for supporting the women who witnessed atrocities and violence by the Islamic State (IS ...
Germany arrests Syria war crimes suspect
BBC - 2017-03-02 14:28
The man, held in Duesseldorf, is accused of taking part in the killing of 36 civil servants in 2013. ...
Kurdish Activist Wins 2017 Olof Palme Prize
BAS News - 2017-03-01 23:38
ERBIL — A Kurdish activist who currently lives in Germany on Tuesday won this year’s Olof Palme Prize for his outstanding support to refugees. Ahmed Suleiman Jaf told BasNews after wining the prestigious prize that nine people were shortlisted among more ...
African Muslims face discrimination in Germany: UN
Kurdiu - 2017-03-01 01:17
Germany summons Turkish ambassador over journalist's arrest
NRT - 2017-02-28 22:19
There were 3,533 attacks on refugees in Germany last year, but German carnivals prefer to whine about Trump
Seth Frantzman - 2017-02-28 19:00
By Seth J. Frantzman According to figures printed at BBC based on the Interior Ministry there were 10 attacks a day on refugees and asylum seekers in 2016. 3,533 […] ...
Turkey jails reporter from Germany's Die Welt paper
NRT - 2017-02-28 10:24
Germany reaffirms support to the Kurdistan Region
Kurdistan Regional Government - 2017-02-27 23:27
Turkey jails reporter from Germany's Die Welt paper: court witness
Reuters - 2017-02-27 23:10
ISTANBUL/BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish authorities on Monday arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organization and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness. ...
Germany hate crime: Nearly 10 attacks a day on migrants in 2016
BBC - 2017-02-26 16:26
More than 3,500 attacks were carried out on migrants and asylum shelters in Germany last year. ...
German media: 136 Turkish diplomats and relatives seek Germany asylum
Waar Media - 2017-02-24 12:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany says it has received 136 asylum requests from Turks holding diplomatic passports since the July coup attempt against the Turkish president. The figure is a total for the period August 2016 to January 2017, German media report. Turkey ...
Kurdish Activist Nominated for 2017 Olof Palme Prize
BAS News - 2017-02-23 18:46
ERBIL — A Kurdish activist who currently lives in Germany, has been nominated for this year’s Olof Palme Prize for his outstanding support to refugees. Ahmed Sulayman Jaf moved to Germany to continue his postgraduate studies during which he was engaged i ...
Former Iraqi Soldier Prosecuted in Germany for War Crimes
BAS News - 2017-02-22 23:04
LEEDS — A German court in Berlin started the hearing of a case against a former Iraqi soldier who was charged with war crimes after allegedly taking pictures with and of human heads belonging to two Islamic State (IS) militants. The former soldier who is ...
France, Germany get backing from Brussels on security proposals
Reuters - 2017-02-22 17:12
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Germany won backing from the European Union's executive on Wednesday for proposals to tighten security across Europe, which include giving more powers to governments to monitor frontiers with other EU states. ...
In Bavarian town, Syrian sisters get to grips with Germany's freedoms
Reuters - 2017-02-22 11:27
SCHILLINGSFUERST, Germany (Reuters) - More than a year ago, Mayar and Nawar Ballish escaped car bomb attacks in Damascus. Now the Syrian sisters, both students in their twenties, go to school by train past neat gardens and farms in the quiet hills of Bava ...
Germany’s Supreme Court Issues Arrest warrant for IS Commander
BAS News - 2017-02-21 22:45
He is responsible for crimes against against the Yezidi minority in Syria and Iraq LEEDS — The Supreme Court of Germany authorized in December last year, the issuance of an arrest warrant for an IS commander who is allegedly responsible for a series of w ...
Iran summons Turkish envoy over president, PM remarks
KurdPress - 2017-02-21 08:51
Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran demanding an explanation for recent provocative comments made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Bahrain and Germany. ...
Press Release: Arrest Warrant against ISIS militant in Germany recognizes crimes committed against Yazidis as genocide
Nadia Murad - 2017-02-21 06:18
In December 2016, the Supreme Court of Germany authorised the issuance of an arrest warrant against an ISIS commander who is allegedly responsible for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity perpetrated against the Yazidi minority in Syria and I ...
Germany provides 500 million euro to help rebuild Iraq’s infrastructure
Kurdish Globe - 2017-02-20 23:31