A woman with a headscarf walks past a Turkish food store at Venloer street in Cologne, Germany, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Jordans)
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COLOGNE, Germany: As Cologne reels from the New Year's Eve violence against women, it's not just ethnic Germans who worry – many Turkish migrants also fear crime and tell their host country: don't blame us.Some worry that Germany's record migrant influx is reigniting troubles that Cologne – a pioneer city in multicultural life, with large-scale labor migration since the 1960s – thought it had long left behind.Many long-established migrants from Turkey say they are as much victims of crime as the majority population.North of Cologne lies Chorweiler, a district of 1970s-era public housing tower blocks, home to over 100 nationalities, where many balconies have satellite dishes to receive foreign language TV.One resident, Ijaz Khan, 29, born in Germany to Pakistani parents, said he had felt a darkening mood since New Year's Eve, especially as he commutes to his hotel bartender job downtown.
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