German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her beleaguered rival Martin Schulz embarked on a final push for votes on Sept. 22 ahead of a weekend election, both seeking to beat back a challenge from the emboldened hard-right.
The first far-right party set to enter Germany’s parliament for more than a half a century says it will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be “severely punished” for opening the door to refugees and migrants.
Turkey feels betrayed by some European Union leaders who have called for the end of accession talks but still hopes eventually to join the bloc, Turkish EU Minister Ömer Çelik has said.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Sept. 13 that Turkey is distancing itself from the European Union and will not become a member of the bloc in the “foreseeable future.”
A German court yesterday said it had dropped a case against a 96-year-old former medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp because he suffers from dementia, ending one of the last high-profile Nazi prosecutions.
German prosecutors on Sept. 12 demanded life imprisonment for the main suspect of a neo-Nazi cell, which murdered eight Turkish immigrants, one Greek citizen and a German policewoman between 2000 and 2007.
Turks can safely come to Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sept. 10
The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a travel warning on Sept. 9 for its citizens living in Germany and those who will travel to the country
Some 70,000 people in Frankfurt will have to leave their homes this weekend in one of the biggest such evacuations in post-war Germany, police said Aug. 30, after an unexploded World War-II bomb nicknamed "blockbuster" was uncovered.
Japan’s gaffe-prone deputy prime minister Taro Aso yesterday retracted comments in which he cited Adolf Hitler, but insisted he did not mean to praise the Nazi leader.
Ankara has slammed Germany over German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel’s statement that Turkey will never join the European Union as long as it is governed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Turkish director Can Ulkay’s feature film “Ayla” will be Turkey’s Oscar entry for next year’s Oscars.
Statues live. The Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville certainly does.
Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a “free speech rally” a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the U.S.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Since last week’s horrific scenes of white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, which resulted in deadly violence, American friends familiar with polarization in Turkish society in recent years keep telling me now they understand our despair.
In the wake of the bloody havoc in Charlottesville last weekend, and with more white nationalist protests planned for other cities in the weeks ahead, Donald Trump is being widely lambasted for equivocating about who is responsible for the violence.
Category: SELİN NASİ
U.S. President Donald Trump is reaping what he sowed during the election campaign.
U.S. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Aug. 16 after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists.
The United States President Donald Trump insisted on Aug. 15 that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S. race relations and his own leadership of a national crisis.
The White House has struggled to defuse the growing criticism of President Donald Trump’s initial failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists for their role in the violent protest on Aug. 12 in Virginia, insisting that his condemnation included all such groups.
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