The soccer friendly in Hannover, Germany was canceled amid warnings about a potential bomb attack. Prior to the match, German authorities were tipped off about the security threat.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has said the federal government should be allowed to deport asylum seekers who pose a security risk. Detention centers are part of plans to expand Berlin's security powers.
A deadly blast in Kabul this week reignited the debate on deporting refugees from Germany to war-torn Afghanistan. The chancellor has now temporarily halted expulsions for all except criminals and security threats.
Denmark has joined a growing list of countries to block Turkey's attempts at political campaigns in Europe. Germany's interior minister says there could be legal avenues to bar entry to referendum campaigners.
The German chancellor has said the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market was likely an act of terrorism. Interior Minister de Maiziere confirmed the main suspect is a Pakistani asylum-seeker.
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