Police and customs are on the alert: Illegal migrants, including possible terrorists, are entering Germany with false papers they bought online. German passports can be had through Arab internet forums for some 1,500 euros.
Germany's mainstream media are facing mounting criticism over the coverage of crime stories involving refugee and migrant suspects. Media analyst Kai Hafez told DW that the coverage reveals Germany's unexamined biases.
German passports carried by alleged jihadis should be confiscated, according to a hardliner inside Germany's Interior Ministry. Depriving a German of citizenship is prohibited under Germany's post-war constitution.
Increasingly popular, "golden visas" offer virtually scrutiny-free EU citizenship for rich outsiders. Critics say EU governments are ignoring the risks to collect quick cash. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.
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.
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