The German government: We need clear evidence from Turkey and Saudi Arabia about what happened to Khashoggi
Current information on hostage taking at BreslauerPlatz in Cologne: The perpetrator is under control. The operational measures continue.
Cologne: Hostage-taker captured, according to police.
Police stormed the pharmacy. Crisis units trying to negotiate with the attacker. More police moving in and out of the scene. Reports of one female (teenager) injured, taken to hospital.
2 shots heard in Cologne central station.
Cologne police asking not to post photos/videos of operation near Cologne Central Station
Cologne HBF is being completely evacuated, according to Deutsche Bahn.
Police: Current information on hostage taking in Cologne: The situation at the #BreslauerPlatz is still confusing. Police is trying to resolve the situation
The victims of the accident in Hesse have been identified. It is a mother and her two children.
13 hour ago
Special forces on the scene at train station in Cologne
13 hour ago
Fire department and police at the Breslauer Platz Cologne
German regional police say there are no signs of shots fired during the hostage situation in Cologne
Police: There is a hostage-taking in the area of Breslauer Platz. The police is on-site with emergency services and clarifies the situation.
German police: hostage situation at a square near the train station in Cologne
German police: shooting at the main train station in Cologne
Reports of shots fired near train station in Cologne. 'Security situation' in a pharmacy nearby. Large presence of police.
The far-right Alternative for Germany got enough votes to enter Bavaria's Parliament for the first time
Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally the CSU suffers massive losses in German state election, exit polls say
As many as 240,000 people marched in Berlin today to protest against xenophobia and the rising influence of the far right. Organizers had only expected about 40,000.
2 day ago
242 thousand demonstrators today in Berlin in solidarity with the refugees and against the imposition of obstacles to immigration to Europe and against Nazism and racism
2 day ago
#unteilbar protests in Berlin today. Organizers say about 242 thousand participants.
2 day ago
Germany 36 y/o woman from Syria arrested in Dresden on Wednesday on suspicion of providing material support for foreign terrorist organization Islamic State: police. Suspect entered Germany in 2015, allegedly tried to recruit fighters for IS then.
NATO E3 Sentry AWACS LX-N90453 NATO07
3 day ago
High-speed ICE train from Cologne en route to Munich catches fires near Dierdorf in Rhineland-Palatinate. Travellers evacuated onto nearby highway A3, which remains closed for now. No reports on cause of fire or injuries.
4 day ago
UK and German forces test military mobility en route to NATO exercise #TridentJuncture 18.
Viktoria Marinova: man held in Germany over death of Bulgarian journalist - killing not connected to her work, say police
Suspect held in Germany over killing of Bulgaria journalist: Bulgarian official
LX-N90459 - NATO Boeing E-3A Sentry AWACS
Chemnitz: The owner of the Persian restaurant "Safran" was attacked and injured on Sunday evening.
1 week ago
The second part of the Nazi Concert in Apolda is scheduled to start at 7pm. Still there is the autumn festival. Hundreds of Nazis gather at the entrance to the market square. Mood is very aggressive.