A 50 year-old German man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a police officer. The man was allegedly a member of the Reichsbürger extremist group which rejects the legitimacy of the German state.
A German lawmaker has criticized discrepancies in the reporting of right-wing sympathizers among the military's ranks. The identified extremists could use their military training to advance their cause, she warned.
The Green party has called for two vice chancellors as a condition for taking part in a three-way coalition government. Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU continue talks with the Greens and the Free Democrats this week.
Two days before the new Bundestag convenes, protesters called on the German government not to tolerate right-wing hatred. The message was clearly directed at the far-right Alternative for Germany party.