In the German city of Cologne, they're stepping up security ahead of News Year's Eve celebrations. Last year, groups of men harassed hundreds of women outside the main station where crowds had gathered to usher in the new year.
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.
As UEFA launched disciplinary proceedings against both clubs after Thursday's fan trouble at the Emirates Stadium, Cologne apologized for some fans' behavior, but also queried decisions from Arsenal and London's police.
The US has voted to freeze arms sales to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security guards. The move comes after Erdogan's bodyguards were filmed in May assaulting Washington protesters in broad daylight.
The government in Tanzania relentlessly continues to harass members of the opposition. While" there is no war, there is also no peace," says Tanzania political commentator Jenerali Ulimwengu.
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