It is November and already many parts of Germany are covered with a gentle snowfall. Winter has arrived quite soon this year, the German Weather Service says.
One year ago, a right-wing extremist German army officer was arrested on suspicion of terrorism, then it was discovered he was also leading a double life as a Syrian refugee. The case is anything but closed.
In Bavaria, one model "reception center" is home to more than 1,300 asylum-seekers. Directors say the barbed-wire enclosure and lack of privacy are for "safety" and efficiency. One resident says "it's a wasted life."
It's a centuries-old tradition: Casting for the renowned Passion Play in Oberammergau in Bavaria have begun. The Christian spectacle recreates the last five days of Jesus. The premiere is in May 2020.
German police are investigating whether a stockpile of dangerous chemicals and homemade bombs at a homeless shelter in Bavaria were part of an extremist plot. A 35-year-old man is due to face court over the discovery.
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