Arab gangs dominate organized crime in Berlin. Often made up of over a thousand members, the extended families find strength in numbers. Any member who breaks the code of silence risks his life.
The recent spate of mosque attacks and a rise in hate crime has immigrants in Germany sounding the alarm. Community leaders are calling for more support and understanding from state authorities, including the police.
PEGIDA founder Lutz Bachmann has landed himself in legal trouble over a tweet about a murdered teenager in Berlin. He posted an image of an "ex-refugee" as her "probable" murderer, but police say he had the wrong guy.
The Bundestag will re-examine why Germany's security authorities failed to stop Anis Amri. The asylum seeker killed 12 people when he drove a truck into a Berlin Christmas market in 2016.
Three German security guards who waved Palestinian scarves and got into a row with Israeli representatives at Berlin's tourism trade fair in Berlin were escorted out by police. No charges were filed.
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