Berlin is in shock and mourning. Germany’s capital is the scene of a probable terrorist attack. At least 12 people died and dozens were injured. This week, Focus on Europe has a special edition on that.
A Palestinian man has confessed to carrying out a knife attack at a German supermarket that killed one person and wounded six more. The defendant told investigators the attack had some connection to events in Jerusalem.
The German federal police are expanding their anti-terrorism unit GSG 9 and installing a special squad in Berlin. The move is a reaction to ongoing terrorist threats in the capital.
The US has classified China and Russia as its main military competitors in a strategy document. Moscow has dismissed Washington's defense policy as "imperialist," while China said it represented a "Cold War mentality."
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