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Germany sets out tougher post-attack security measures - Deutsche Welle

The German government has presented its new plans for keeping the country safe from terrorism. They involve ankle tags and extended pre-deportation incarceration - but critics wonder if it will make a difference. Error loading player: Could not load ...and more »

German politicians demand new deportation centers, more police powers and re-vetting of migrants - Washington Post

BERLIN — Germany became an asylum seeker's utopia, a beacon of hope for the war-weary and desperate. But following a string of terrorist attacks including last month's strike on a Christmas market here, this nation is weighing tough changes to an ...and more »

Germany to tighten security in wake of Berlin terror attack - Financial Times

Germany is to toughen rules on the removal of failed asylum-seekers and step up the monitoring of extremists in response to last month's terror attack on a Berlin Christmas market. Thomas de Maizière, interior minister, and Heiko Maas, justice minister ...and more »

A Syrian refugee in Germany is suing Facebook after viral Merkel selfie leads to fake news - Business Insider

A Syrian refugee in Germany is suing Facebook's European branch and a user of the social network because of fake news, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reports. A picture of Anas Modamani taking a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was posted all ...and more »

Angela Merkel's sudden urge to deport failed asylum seekers shows the impact of the Berlin terrorist attack - Business Insider

Angela Merkel announced on Monday that she wants a "national effort" to deport people whose asylum claims have been rejected, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reports. The discussion surrounding the deportation of failed asylum seekers in Germany has been a ...and more »

Merkel announces 'quick action' following Berlin terror attack - Deutsche Welle

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the Berlin attack demanded a swift response from the government that guarantees both security and civil liberties. She also called for faster deportations for failed asylum seekers. Error loading player: Could not load ...and more »

Germany to deploy helicopters, more soldiers to UN mission in Mali - Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's cabinet on Wednesday approved the deployment of eight attack and transport helicopters as well as 350 additional soldiers to Mali as part of a U.N. peacekeeping mission, sources told Reuters. The helicopters will replace ...and more »

Syrian refugee takes Facebook to court in Germany - Deutsche Welle

A Syrian refugee in Germany - famous for a selfie he took with Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2015 - is taking Facebook to court. His motive is to stop the circulation of fake news posts showing his face. Error loading player: Could not load player ...and more »

Germany Plans Major Security Crackdown After Berlin Attack - Newsweek

De Maiziere Maas German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere and Justice Minister Heiko Maas arrive for a New Year's reception at the presidential Bellevue Palace in Berlin, January 10. Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters. Share. World Berlin Attack. Germany is ...and more »

Germany to tighten security checks on refugees -

Germany is set to launch tougher security measures for asylum seekers and refugees who are not properly documented or deemed to pose a security threat. The new measures, agreed upon on Tuesday, will make it easier for the authorities to electronically ...and more »