Look at things in their context: Baron Guttenberg (CSU) had to resign over a ghost writer thesis. Then Merkel in a chess maneuver moved de Maiziere to the Defence dept. Now she had to find a CSU guy for the Interior, choose Friedrich, and he started talking.
Turkish military denies hitting civilians in airstrikes targeting PKK militants (Reuters)
from the article: New German minister: Islam does not belong in Germany