"We need to prevent parallel societies," says Franziska Giffey, mayor of Berlin's Neukölln disctrict. She thinks we need a strong state that sets limits.
Thirteen years ago, the murder of Hatun Sürücü shocked Germany. The killer was her own brother. Since then, there has been a debate about "honor killings." Even the use of this term is a point of contention.
An Ali Baba themed playground has been subject to vitriolic attacks for its Islamic symbols. One of the structures seemed to resemble a mosque and has a crescent moon on top.
Amid intense rivalry in the grocery business, Aldi Nord says it wants to put apartments above some of its supermarkets. Real estate in the German capital is at peak demand, amid high immigration and a lack of new homes.
186,644 asylum seekers were registered last year. That's down more than 100,000 from 2016 - the Germany Interior Ministry says the massive numbers from the height of the crisis have been "overcome."
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