Cologne

Cologne police: Only few New Year's suspects were so-called 'Nafris'

Cologne police have corrected their statement on the nationalities of men checked by police during New Year's Eve festivities, almost two weeks after falsely reporting that they were mainly North...

Far-right nationalists march in Cologne as counter-protesters rally

Around 100 far-right nationalists marched in the western German city of Cologne on Saturday, with protesters outnumbered tenfold by police, according to authorities.

Germany on alert for eve of 2017 after year overshadowed by violence

With a recent terrorist attack in Berlin fresh in the minds of people throughout Germany, New Year's Eve celebrations across the country are taking place under intensified security measures.

Security heightened at Cologne Cathedral for midnight mass

Bag searches were conducted for the first time ever at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany ahead of traditional Christmas Eve midnight mass.

Cologne lays out fresh New Year's security plan after mass assaults

Some 1,500 police officers will be deployed in Cologne on New Year's Eve and its central square will be fully fitted with surveillance cameras to avoid a repeat of last year's mass assaults...

25,000 Alevis and Kurds demonstrate against Erdogan in Cologne

Some 25,000 followers of the Alevi branch of Islam and ethnic Kurds took to the streets of the western German city of Cologne on Saturday to protest the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Kurds protesting in Germany call for resistance to Erdogan

Kurdish demonstrators gathered in Cologne Saturday to protest the policies of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, just one day after a group of pro-Kurdish politicians were arrested in Turkey...

More than 2000 police deployed for hooligan rally in Germany

Around 2,000 police are being deployed to handle a demonstration by an estimated 500 suspected "hooligans" and neo-Nazis in the western German city of Dortmund, police reported Saturday.

German terrorist suspect planned to leave bomb in Cologne waste bin

A teenaged terrorism suspect detained in the German city of Cologne was recruited by the Islamic State militia via online chat groups and encouraged to plant a nail-filled bomb, local media...

Syrian teen detained in Cologne over alleged bomb plot

A Syrian teenager detained in the German city of Cologne had ties to Islamic State militants and had been planning a bomb attack, police said Wednesday.

Syrian accused of throwing children out of window faces German court

A Syrian asylum seeker accused of trying to murder his three children by throwing them out of a window

30,000 Kurds march against Erdogan in Cologne

Some 30,000 Kurds protested the politics of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and demanded the release of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan at a demonstration in the German city of...

Austrian police detain nine men for rape of German woman at New Year

Police in Vienna have detained nine Iraqi men suspected of drugging and raping a 28-year-old German woman on New Year's Eve.

Police: Terrorism not a motive in Cologne gun-and-knife attack

A German homicide division is investigating a shooting and stabbing that took place early Monday in Cologne and left one man seriously injured, but police have ruled out terrorism as a motive.

Police: Suspects on the run after Cologne shooting that injured one

One person was seriously injured in a shooting in the western German city of Cologne early Monday and the suspects are on the run, police said.