Politicians in the German senate were united in expressing outrage over the New Year’s Eve attacks in Cologne, but divided on how to deal with them. The threat of terrorism also led the debate agenda.
There has been a sharp rise in the number of sexual assaults reported in Bavaria this year and many of the accused offenders are foreigners. But are the numbers plausible? Experts say no.
Less than two weeks ahead of the German election, representatives from six main parties have discussed foreign policy in a DW debate. Turkey and migration were divisive issues, and Brexit made its first appearance.
A state parliamentary inquiry has found police did not intervene fast enough in the 2015 New Year's Eve attacks. According to the report, officers could have prevented hundreds of alleged robberies and sexual assaults.
Worried about the refugee crisis? In Germany, there's a number you can call about that. A look at the man behind the hotline and the people who call in.
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