As Germany debates security and terror, politicians are queuing up to praise the police. @NalanSipar thinks that this talk is cheap, and that the politicians are being hypocrites.
Rarely has a spy case attracted as much attention in Germany as that of Daniel M. The bungling double agent passed on troves of bank data to German tax officials while allegedly gathering info on them for the Swiss.
Hundreds of police officers have moved to raid apartments and seize property of a Hells Angels' charter in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Concrete City biker club is said to include "proven criminals."
Winning Germany's most populous state - the last to vote before September's general election - could provide key momentum. And there are many other reasons why parties want a strong showing in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Right-wing extremists in North Rhine-Westphalia recently sent local residents fake letters in an apparent effort to influence voters ahead of upcoming state elections. DW spoke to a recipient of one of these letters.
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