More than ever, the German public's distaste for military intervention abroad is shaping policy.
Government heads in Bavaria, the scene of two attacks by asylum-seekers, want rapid expulsions of rejected asylum applicants and tough oversight of migrant hostels. Premier Horst Seehofer says his region is deeply hurt.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has arrived in China on a two-day official visit. In a DW interview, China expert Moritz Rudolf discusses Germany's China policy and bilateral relations.
Voter acceptance of Chancellor Angela Merkel's three-party government has fallen under 50 percent for the first time. A new survey puts her conservative bloc on 30 percent and partner Social Democrats on just 19 percent.
Under the new government, Brazil is abandoning plans to accept more Syrian refugees. Some fear the move will complicate the lives of the 2,200 Syrians who have already come. Bruce Douglas reports from Rio de Janeiro.
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