German-Turkish lawyer gets prize for 'civil courage'

A German-Turkish lawyer, who represented families of the Turkish victims killed by the NSU, a neo-Nazi terror group, was awarded the "Ludwig Beck Award for Civil Courage" on July 2.

Seda Başay-Yıldız, a prominent lawyer at Frankfurt Bar Association, received the award from the mayor of Wiesbaden, the state capital of Hesse, Germany.

German police arrest man for plotting terror attack

German police have arrested a 36-year-old Tunisian man suspected of trying to recruit people for ISIS. More than 1,100 German police searched 54 homes, business premises and mosques in Frankfurt and other towns in the western state of Hesse in the early hours of Wednesday arresting the Tunisian man suspected of planning an attack, German authorities said.