The Interpreter: Terrorist or Disturbed Loner? Munich Attack Reveals Shifting Labels

When mass killers show affinity for jihadists, their acts are labeled terrorism. The label appears less often when their inspiration is right-wing extremists.


Streaming a Shooting Live

A witness to Friday’s shooting at a mall in Munich streamed on Facebook what he saw from his balcony. Thousands watched the grisly events unfold in real time.


Munich Killer Was Troubled, but Had No Terrorist Ties, Germany Says

The motivations of the gunman, an 18-year-old dual German-Iranian citizen, remained unclear. He had been treated for depression and complained of being bullied.


Teenager Who Killed 9 in Munich Was Obsessed With Violence, Officials Say

The motivations of the gunman, an 18-year-old dual German-Iranian citizen, remained unclear. He does not appear to have been involved with any terrorist groups.


Teenager Who Killed 9 in Munich Was Troubled, but Had No Ties to Terrorist Groups

The motivations of the gunman, an 18-year-old dual German-Iranian citizen, remained unclear. He had material at home indicating an obsession with violent attacks, but no links to ISIS or any … Continue Reading →


Gunman in Munich Kills 9, Then Himself, the Police Say

The police said the attack outside a mall was probably the work of single gunman. At least 21 people were wounded.


Shooting in Munich: What We Know, and What We Don’t

Several people are dead after a “shooting rampage” in Munich, and police are investigating if one of the dead may have been involved in the attack.


Several Are Believed Dead in Shooting Near Shopping Center in Munich

A gunman opened fire at a fast-food restaurant Munich on Friday afternoon, killing several people and wounding several others, German news media reported.


6 Dead in Shooting Rampage in Munich, Police Say

Gunmen opened fire at a fast-food restaurant, in an assault that raised suspicions of a terrorist attack. Up to three men were on the run.


Deadly Shooting at Munich Mall

A gunman opened fire at the Olympia-Einkaufszentrum mall in Munich on Friday, killing several people and wounding others. “It is not clear whether is one or many shooters,” a police … Continue Reading →


Several Are Believed Dead in Shooting at Shopping Center in Munich

A gunman opened fire at a shopping mall in Munich on Friday afternoon, killing several people and wounding several others, German news media reported.