German police have arrested a Tunisian man after discovering "toxic substances" at his flat in Cologne, officials said. Prosecutors are not ruling out a possible terror motive.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has pledged to increase police presence at "sensitive institutions" across the country. Shootings at two hookah bars in Hanau were "the third far-right attack in a few months."
According to Germany's domestic security agency, some 12,700 far-right extremists are "oriented toward violence." Here's an overview of the right-wing attacks that have rocked Germany in recent years.
Officials have said a deadly shooting was the result of deep-seated racism, which the suspected perpetrator had posted about online. The attack came hours after the German government approved an online hate speech bill.
In the hours after the tragedy, an outpouring of grief was quickly followed by attempts to come to terms with the tragedy — and a heated debate over terminology: an act of a disturbed individual, or of terrorism?
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