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Upcoming Turkish elections reverberate in Germany

Turkey will hold parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24 – roughly one and a half years ahead of schedule. Turkish citizens living abroad...

Trying to become German: A new book chronicles a man’s lost...

Germany is, as is well known, home to a large community with Turkish roots, numbering roughly 3 million. Many of them have lived in...

Old and new forms of racism in Germany: Ethnic hatred and...

Are the rising levels of Islamophobic hate crimes in Germany indicative of a new form of racism? Yes, says Yasemin Shooman, researcher at the...

Liberation of journalist signals cautious détente in German-Turkish relations

After one year and two days in Turkish prison – mostly spent in solitary confinement – journalist Deniz Yücel was set free by the...