Turkey

View from Germany: Interview with German Intelligence Chief’Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext’

German intelligence doesn’t buy Turkish President Erdogan’s claims that last year’s coup attempt was backed by the Gülen movement. BND chief Bruno Kahl, 54, speaks with SPIEGEL about Turkey, possible Russian interference in German elections and what to expect from Islamic State. Interview Conducted by Martin Knobbe, Fidelius Schmid and […]

Turkey recalls imams from Germany

Source:The Local Turkey’s religious affairs agency said on Friday it had recalled six clerics from Germany for exceeding their authority, but lashed out at German police for raiding the homes of preachers suspected of spying for Ankara. The Diyanet agency’s chief Mehmet Gormez vehemently denied there had been any wrongdoing […]