The country's states and cities will have to come up with as much as 16 billion euros next year. The Association of German Cities says that's how much will be needed to pay for things like housing, schooling and heathcare.
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.
Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parties have agreed on a guideline to limit migration to the country. While some call the move unconstitutional, experts say the proposal appears to be legal, though ethically questionable.
As the US isolates itself under President Donald Trump, one rural town in Pennsylvania keeps rooting for refugees. The Amish and Mennonite communities of Lancaster County say "refugees welcome." Sertan Sanderson reports.
The strong performance of the populist Alternative for Germany party in Sunday's election has worried Afghan and other Muslim migrants. They fear that the AfD's anti-immigration agenda may make life harder for them.
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