Category: Germany

Glossary of terms: asylum, refugees, migration

DW Germany Migrant, refugee, asylum-seeker, and immigrant — these terms are used frequently in media reports and have even confused experts. DW takes a look at the most frequently used migration terms and what they mean in Germany. Glossary of terms: asylum, refugees, migration

German government accused of blocking Anis Amri investigation

DW Germany German MPs investigating the case of Anis Amri have decided to go to court to get access to intelligence documents. They say Angela Merkel’s government withheld what it knew about the Berlin Christmas market attacker. German government accused of blocking Anis Amri investigation

Teenage girl stabbed to death in park in Viersen, Germany

DW Germany A man of Turkish descent has turned himself in to German police, following the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl in the town of Viersen. The teenager’s body was found in a park in the center of the town. Teenage girl stabbed to death in park in Viersen,...

Lufthansa plane catches fire at Frankfurt Airport

DW Germany The aircraft bound for Philadelphia was empty at the time of the accident. Ten people, including ground staff and firefighters, have been taken to a hospital with complaints of irritation in respiratory tracts. Lufthansa plane catches fire at Frankfurt Airport