Berlin is the capital of Germany and with a population of 3.5 million People also ist largest City. It is a popular tourist destination and cultural hub.,
Berlin was first documented in the 12th century. During Germany's Partition in West and East after World War II it was divided by the Berlin Wall. Since 1990 it has been the capital of reunited Germany. You can fin here a collection of recent DW Content on Berlin.
Bundestag president Norbert Lammert has praised the country's "sober" reaction following the Berlin attack, in which 12 people died and around 50 injured. The attack spurred debate around Germany's security apparatus.
Authorities in Germany have reportedly lost track of three radical Islamists who have been deemed a security risk. The government is under pressure to prevent a repeat of last month's deadly attack on a market in Berlin.