Austrians are buying more and more firearms – thanks to liberal gun control laws and worries that police are not providing adequate protection.
In the wake of the Florida school shooting, companies across the country that offer shooter training courses saw a spike in their bookings. But how effective can they be? Jurriaan van Eerten went along to one in Denver.
A new report has found some 750 right-wing extremists in Germany own guns legally. Meanwhile, refugee-related attacks with weapons more than doubled from the previous year.
Germany is to begin surveillance of a growing subculture with some far-right affiliations known as the "prepper scene." The network collects weapons and other supplies in case of natural disasters or social collapse.
Germany's coalition government has promised to seek whatever legal means necessary to prevent another mass shooting. But if the weapon was acquired illegally, stricter controls on gun purchases may not be the answer.
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