Growing numbers of illegal migrants are acquiring forged German passports. Police and border guards are alarmed. Terrorists could use these documents to enter the country, go underground, and attack.
False rumors about a safe passage to Europe have drawn a large number of migrants to Agadez – even from far-away Asian countries. This is putting pressure on the city as well as on migrant organizations on the ground.
Akayed Ullah is facing six charges for an attempted suicide bomb attack near Manhattan's Time Square. He allegedly told police after his arrest he "did it for the Islamic State."
After over two years, Berlin said it's still not ready to stop temporary passport controls at the Austrian border. The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks.
Europe’s refugee crisis and Islamist terror are putting a strain on one of the EU’s prestige projects. But is Germany’s decision to block free travel within the Schengen zone justified? Anthee Carassava reports.
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