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25,000 Alevis and Kurds demonstrate against Erdogan in Cologne

Some 25,000 followers of the Alevi branch of Islam and ethnic Kurds took to the streets of the western German city of Cologne on Saturday to protest the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Kurds protesting in Germany call for resistance to Erdogan

Kurdish demonstrators gathered in Cologne Saturday to protest the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, just one day after a group of pro-Kurdish politicians were arrested in Turkey...

More than 2000 police deployed for hooligan rally in Germany

Around 2,000 police are being deployed to handle a demonstration by an estimated 500 suspected "hooligans" and neo-Nazis in the western German city of Dortmund, police reported Saturday.

German terrorist suspect planned to leave bomb in Cologne waste bin

A teenaged terrorism suspect detained in the German city of Cologne was recruited by the Islamic State militia via online chat groups and encouraged to plant a nail-filled bomb, local media...

Syrian teen detained in Cologne over alleged bomb plot

A Syrian teenager detained in the German city of Cologne had ties to Islamic State militants and had been planning a bomb attack, police said Wednesday.

Syrian accused of throwing children out of window faces German court

A Syrian asylum seeker accused of trying to murder his three children by throwing them out of a window

30,000 Kurds march against Erdogan in Cologne

Some 30,000 Kurds protested the politics of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and demanded the release of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan at a demonstration in the German city of...

Austrian police detain nine men for rape of German woman at New Year

Police in Vienna have detained nine Iraqi men suspected of drugging and raping a 28-year-old German woman on New Year's Eve.

Police: Terrorism not a motive in Cologne gun-and-knife attack

A German homicide division is investigating a shooting and stabbing that took place early Monday in Cologne and left one man seriously injured, but police have ruled out terrorism as a motive.

Police: Suspects on the run after Cologne shooting that injured one

One person was seriously injured in a shooting in the western German city of Cologne early Monday and the suspects are on the run, police said.

Cologne rally draws up to 40,000 Erdogan-supporters after failed coup

As many as 40,000 supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gathered at a rally in the western German city of Cologne on Sunday, police said, many praising his government crackdowns in...

German police brace for 30,000 Erdogan supporters at Cologne rally

Thousands of police officers were bracing for a demonstration by an estimated 30,000 supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the western German city of Cologne on Sunday.

Demonstrators allowed to march against pro-Erdogan rally in Germany

Right-wing demonstrators will be allowed to march in protest against a rally planned this weekend in the western German city of Cologne in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a...

German police leery as pro-Erdogan protest planned in Cologne

German authorities are eyeing a planned Turkish demonstration in the western city of Cologne set for Sunday, with police saying it might have to be cancelled if violence seems likely.

Man ordered to pay fine after insulting German politician via email

The Cologne district court on Wednesday ordered a man to pay 2,250 euros (2,470 dollars) for insulting a German politician in their email correspondence.