German authorities have launched a test of automatic facial recognition technology at a Berlin railway station, which proponents say could be used to improve security in the future. But privacy is a sensitive subject and there are even more doubts.
Germany's Interior Ministry has proposed new measures to monitor and deport failed asylum-seekers. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said he is also looking at ways to repatriate known criminals to Syria.
Despite the use of several informants, police weren’t able to stop terrorist Anis Amri. Still, authorities continue to rely on such sources. How does it work? What do they get paid? DW asks the experts.
French police have arrested six people over reported plans to stage a "violent" attack against President Emmanuel Macron. Security sources say the suspects are members of the radical far right.
A German man accused of having plotted a major attack on an ice rink in Karlsruhe has gone on trial. The suspect appears to have links to IS, but he insists he supports the Kurdish Peshmerga.
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