North Rhine-Westphalia

Man Arrested after injuring 7 People in Düsseldorf axe attack

A man was arrested after injuring seven people with an axe at Düsseldorf's main train station on Thursday night, police have said.

In a statement, they described the man as a 36-year-old from former Yugoslavia who apparently had mental health problems.

Police said three of the victims were seriously injured, with the others suffering minor injuries.

Turkey's prisoner dilemma

Spending a weekend in Germany is a mind-opener. It gives any person who is living under the constant news bombardment in Turkey time and space to see the real Europe that is not told to us on pro-government TV stations.

Diyanet gathers intelligence on suspected Gülenists via imams in 38 countries

Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has gathered intelligence via imams from 38 countries on the activities of suspected followers of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, widely believed to be the mastermind of the failed July 15 coup attempt. 

Over 180 terrorist suspects linked to terror cells in Germany

German security and intelligence forces are conducting nationwide operations to detect terrorist cells, following the revelations that a jihadist group from Dusseldorf was planning large scale attacks across Germany. According to new information, German authorities suspect over 180 people are linked to the Islamic State (IS) and other jihadist groups.

Lufthansa Strike to Cancel Flights Between Bulgaria, Germany on Wednesday

A strike of Lufthansa employees will cancel flights between the Bulgarian capital and the airports in Frankfurt and Munich on Wednesday.

Sofia airport informed that two flights to and from Frankfurt will be cancelled, namely the one departing at 6.40 o'clock (EET) and the one arriving at 13.15 o'clock (EET).