After a century, Turkey opened its first state-built church. At the same time, Christians still face restrictions in the officially secular state.
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The Turkish Foreign Ministry is upset. In the Netherlands, the Quran was torn apart in public. To show his dissatisfaction, he summoned the Dutch deputy ambassador to his office.
Time to catch their breath is scarce for Hamdullah and Elmas Akin. They have been committed to providing emergency aid since the earthquake in February.
Turkey wants to arrest the Swedish-Danish man who burned a Quran in Stockholm in front of the Turkish embassy.
For many Turks, it is inconceivable: being Turkish but not being a Muslim. Distrust towards the small Protestant community in Turkey is therefore high. "It's important that we give a good testimony."