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.
German police armed with submachine guns were deployed to a Kylie Minogue concert in Cologne to quell a potential attack. The threat was reportedly linked to a mentally-disturbed Belgian man.
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.
A German teenager has managed to gain and lose his driving license in less than one hour after police caught him speeding near the city of Dortmund. The 18 year-old was going 95 kilometers per hour in a 50 zone.
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