Anti-government protesters in Turkey are defiant despite the police sweeping through a camp in Istanbul. They're vowing to keep up the pressure on Prime Minister Erdogan, who has largely dismisssed their demands.
Turkish President Erdogan has slammed the world leaders for recognizing the 1915 massacre of Armenians as genocide. Erdogan said countries like Germany, France and Russia should first "clean their own stains."
Turkey has badly hurt its international ties by threatening Germany and other partner nations over their assessment of the Ottoman massacre of Armenians a century ago, DW's Thomas Seibert says from Istanbul.
Four Turkish soldiers have been injured in clashes between the army and Kurdish militants in the far east of the country. The incident has dealt a blow to the fragile peace process.
The German churches have commemorated the suffering of hundreds of thousands of Armenians 100 years ago. They joined President Joachim Gauck in calling for an honest view of history.