‘Sitting on a powderkeg’: Tension between Germany’s Turks and Kurds

‘Sitting on a powderkeg’: Tension between Germany’s Turks and Kurds

Syrian Kurd Mohamed Zidik, 76, still buys his bread and baclavas from his Turkish neighbours in Berlin, but he knows better than to expound on his views about Ankara's offensive in his hometown.

Muslim groups bemoan lack of public outcry over string of mosque attacks

Muslim groups bemoan lack of public outcry over string of mosque attacks

Arsonists attack Turkish community centres and businesses across Germany

Arsonists attack Turkish community centres and businesses across Germany

German police disperse Kurdish protest against Turkish offensive

German police disperse Kurdish protest against Turkish offensive

Turkish and Kurdish groups accuse each other of importing foreign conflict into Germany

Turkish and Kurdish groups accuse each other of importing foreign conflict into Germany

25,000 Kurds protest against Erdogan in Germany

25,000 Kurds protest against Erdogan in Germany

Kurds march against Erdogan in Germany and France

Kurds march against Erdogan in Germany and France

Turkey’s spy network in Germany ‘thicker than Stasi’s’

Turkey’s spy network in Germany ‘thicker than Stasi’s’

Kurdish protesters occupy public broadcast studio

Kurdish protesters occupy public broadcast studio

More Turks are seeking asylum in Germany

More Turks are seeking asylum in Germany

German MPs file war crimes suit against Erdogan

German MPs file war crimes suit against Erdogan

Kurdish fighters sell off German-supplied guns

Kurdish fighters sell off German-supplied guns

German Kurds protest Turkish crackdown

German Kurds protest Turkish crackdown

Leader of German Iraq mission dies suddenly

Leader of German Iraq mission dies suddenly

German army reports chemical attack in Iraq

German army reports chemical attack in Iraq

Germany heightens travel warning for Turkey

Germany heightens travel warning for Turkey

PKK apologises to Germany for violence

PKK apologises to Germany for violence

Kurdish govt imprisons German Yazidi leader

Kurdish govt imprisons German Yazidi leader

PKK: banned in Germany, allies in Iraq

PKK: banned in Germany, allies in Iraq

Steinmeier challenges UN over Isis gas reports

Steinmeier challenges UN over Isis gas reports

German motorcycle gang joins Isis fight

German motorcycle gang joins Isis fight

Thousands of Kurds protest against Isis

Thousands of Kurds protest against Isis

Should police ban Kurdish marches?

Should police ban Kurdish marches?

Massive police presence calms Hamburg tensions

Massive police presence calms Hamburg tensions

Kurds and Islamists brawl in Hamburg

Kurds and Islamists brawl in Hamburg

German soldiers begin training Kurds

German soldiers begin training Kurds

German military flight to Iraq starts with a hiccup

German military flight to Iraq starts with a hiccup

First German shipment leaves for Iraqi Kurds

First German shipment leaves for Iraqi Kurds

Kurdish gathering turns violent in Mannheim

Kurdish gathering turns violent in Mannheim

Five siblings jailed for ‘honour killing’ of sister

Five siblings jailed for ‘honour killing’ of sister

Kurdish protesters take over another boat

Kurdish protesters take over another boat

Kurds try to hijack Rhine pleasure boat

Kurds try to hijack Rhine pleasure boat

Turkish PM cancels visit, protests due without him

Turkish PM cancels visit, protests due without him

Five siblings suspected of killing Kurdish woman

Five siblings suspected of killing Kurdish woman

Protestors storm Syrian embassy in Berlin

Protestors storm Syrian embassy in Berlin

Turkey asks Germany to stop harbouring Kurdish rebels

Turkey asks Germany to stop harbouring Kurdish rebels

Suspected far-right extremists set fire to politician’s car

Suspected far-right extremists set fire to politician’s car

Turkish culture club firebombed in Münster

Turkish culture club firebombed in Münster

Kurdish rebels set conditions for German hostages’ release

Kurdish rebels set conditions for German hostages’ release

Germany bans Kurdish television channel

Germany bans Kurdish television channel

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Suspected PKK ringleader arrested in Germany

Merkel details Iraq arms shipment to MPs

Merkel details Iraq arms shipment to MPs