Across Germany thousands staged demonstrations in solidarity with refugees. In Berlin, protestors demanded better conditions for refugees at the city's central intake office for migrants - the site of chaotic scenes in recent weeks.
Is Angela Merkel already under pressure less than a month after re-election? The German chancellor has fought back after her party's poor performance in Lower Saxony and the rise of a "new" conservatism in Austria.
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.
A sibling feud had been taking place between sister party politicians Angela Merkel (CDU) and Horst Seehofer (CSU). But with a little linguistic finesse, both party leaders have scored a win, writes Volker Wagener.
A Turkish truck driver has been detained in Germany after police found 51 refugees inside the vehicle, including 17 children. The migrants were hungry and some of them showed signs of dehydration, police said.
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