A shadow continues to hang over Cologne a month after the New Year's Eve assaults there. More police than ever before in the city's long carnival history provide for heightened security, but do the revelers really feel safe?
Scores of Afghans – both civilians and security forces – have been killed in a wave of assaults across the country. The interior ministry described the Taliban-claimed violence as the "biggest terrorist attack" in 2017.
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.
Police in Cologne will hold a series of press conferences to present new technologies and strategies meant to prevent further sex mob attacks in public places following last year's mass-scale New Year's Eve assaults.
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.
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