Diplomatische Note an Bundesregierung: Türkei verlangt Auslieferung eines Gülen-Vertrauten

Diplomatische Note an Bundesregierung: Türkei verlangt Auslieferung eines Gülen-Vertrauten

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 16, 2017

Der türkische Außenminister Mevlüt Cavusoglu fordert von Deutschland die Auslieferung eines Theologen: Adil Öksüz soll in den Putschversuch vom Juli 2016 verwickelt sein - und nun in Baden-Württemberg leben. mehr...

'Nazis, Spies and Terrorists': Can the German-Turkish Relationship Be Saved?

'Nazis, Spies and Terrorists': Can the German-Turkish Relationship Be Saved?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 10, 2017

In recent months, relations between Germany and Turkey have reached a new low. After a series of escalating spats, tourism and investment in the country have collapsed. Will it finally drive Turkish President Erdogan to change course? By Katrin Elger, Maximilian Popp, Christian Reiermann and Michael Sauga more... Comment ]


Türkei-Krise: Der große Graben

Türkei-Krise: Der große Graben

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 09, 2017

Präsident Erdogan provoziert seit Jahren, doch aus Deutschland folgen keine Konsequenzen. Jetzt könnte er sich verkalkuliert haben. Von Katrin Elger, Maximilian Popp, Christian Reiermann und Michael Sauga mehr...

Interview with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek: 'Germany is Being Irrational'

Interview with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek: 'Germany is Being Irrational'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 01, 2017

As Germany and Turkey struggle with the increasingly strained state of their relationship, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek stresses the two countries' longstanding friendship in an interview with DER SPIEGEL. He also says it is Ankara's duty to rid the state of terrorist elements. Interview Conducted by Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]


"Cumhuriyet"-Prozess in Istanbul: Sieben Mitarbeiter kommen unter Auflagen frei

"Cumhuriyet"-Prozess in Istanbul: Sieben Mitarbeiter kommen unter Auflagen frei

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 28, 2017

Sieben von 17 Mitarbeitern der regierungskritischen Zeitung "Cumhuriyet" dürfen das Gefängnis wieder verlassen. Die prominentesten Journalisten bleiben jedoch in Haft. Die Anwälte sprechen von "frei erfundenen Verbrechen". mehr...

Time To Stand Up to Erdogan? Germany Debates Tougher Stance Against Turkey

Time To Stand Up to Erdogan? Germany Debates Tougher Stance Against Turkey

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 21, 2017

The recent arrest of German human rights activist Peter Steudtner marks a turning point in relations between Germany and Turkey. In an election year, the center-left Social Democrats want to see a tightening of sanctions, but Angela Merkel has declined. She wants to save the refugee deal the EU has made with Ankara. By Ralf Neukirch, Maximilian Popp and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]


EU-Kommissionschef Juncker: "Ich wünsche mir, dass die Türkei näher an Europa heranrückt"

EU-Kommissionschef Juncker: "Ich wünsche mir, dass die Türkei näher an Europa heranrückt"

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 16, 2017

Todesstrafe, Präsidialsystem und verhaftete Journalisten: Die Türkei entfernt sich in rasantem Tempo von Europa. EU-Kommissionschef Juncker will der Türkei die Tür dennoch offen halten. mehr...

The G-18.5: What the G-20 Declaration Means for the Climate

The G-18.5: What the G-20 Declaration Means for the Climate

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 08, 2017

All G-20 participants, except for the U.S., underlined their commitment to the Paris climate change agreement. It is a significant success for Merkel, even if Turkish President Erdogan changed his mind after the summit. An Analysis by Holger Dambeck more... Comment ]


Erdogan at the G20: Turkey Against the World

Erdogan at the G20: Turkey Against the World

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 06, 2017

On the eve of the G20, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan showed no signs that he is interested in reconciliation with Germany. But he has driven away many of his other former allies as well. By Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

The Chronicle of a Long Night: Revisiting Turkey's Failed Coup Attempt

The Chronicle of a Long Night: Revisiting Turkey's Failed Coup Attempt

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 06, 2017

Almost one year ago, a coup attempt took place against Turkish President Erdogan. Even today, it remains unclear who was behind the attempt to overthrow the government. SPIEGEL reviewed numerous documents to create a chronology of events, as they happened. By Maximilian Popp more... Comment ]

Straßburg: EU-Parlament fordert Aussetzung der Beitrittsgespräche mit der Türkei

Straßburg: EU-Parlament fordert Aussetzung der Beitrittsgespräche mit der Türkei

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 06, 2017

Es ist ein Signal an Präsident Erdogan: Das EU-Parlament dringt erneut auf eine formale Aussetzung der Beitrittsgespräche mit der Türkei. mehr... Forum ]