Germany’s anti-migrant populists made a strong showing at Sunday’s state polls, scoring ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party as voters punish the German leader over her liberal refugee policy.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party were braced for a backlash at state polls Sunday, while anti-migrant populists are poised for major gains a year after the German leader opened the borders to refugees.
German police on Wednesday arrested a man who is suspected of planning an attack and is believed to have stored explosives at his apartment.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday “firmly” rejected calls to reverse her welcoming stance towards refugees following a series of brutal attacks in the country.
A Syrian man who blew himself up outside a music festival in Ansbach, Germany had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group in a video recorded on his mobile phone, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann revealed on Monday.
A Syrian man who was denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in the Bavarian city of Ansbach, injuring 12 other people, local officials said.
German police arrested a 16-year-old Afghan youth on Sunday on suspicion of a connection to the killing of nine people by an 18-year-old gunman in Munich, authorities said.
The teenage gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree in Munich, Germany on Friday was obsessed with mass shootings and had no known links to the Islamic State group, according to city police.
An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire near a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack on civilians in Western Europe in eight days.
Police in Munich have told residents of the southern German city to remain indoors after a deadly shooting incident that began in a shopping centre. Follow our live blog below for all the latest developments.
At least three people were killed and several others wounded in a shooting at a shopping centre in Munich on Friday, according to Bavaria’s interior minister.
A 17-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who went on a rampage on a Bavarian train with an axe and a knife appears to have acted alone, goaded on by online Islamic extremist propaganda, Germany’s top security official said Wednesday.
The Islamic State group said on Tuesday that an Afghan refugee who carried out an axe and knife attack near Wuerzburg in Germany was one of its “fighters”, an IS-linked news agency said.
German police shot dead a 17-year-old Afghan on Monday night after he attacked passengers on a train with an axe and a knife, seriously wounding three people, officials said.
The German parliament is set to pass a new law Thursday broadening the definition of sex crimes and making it easier to deport foreign nationals who commit them.
A gunman who reportedly opened fire in a cinema complex in the western German town Viernheim has been shot dead after police stormed the complex, the Mannheimer Morgen newspaper reported Thursday, citing the interior minister of the state of Hesse.
Three Syrian men with suspected links to Islamic State have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning an attack here, the federal public prosecutor said on Thursday.