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Henriette Reker - an independent candidate supported by Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party - was wounded in the neck in the attack on Saturday. Local police said Ms Reker, 58, was "stable, but not out of the woods". Officials said the attacker may have targeted her because of her role in looking after refugees in the city
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“Ramstein is enabling us to fly in countries where there is no declared warzone as well as declared warzones,” he said. “What does that it mean for us as a country, what does it mean for the German people as a country? Because if they accept the fact that we have used drones in illegal war zones and that’s ok then that makes them complicit in all the strikes we’ve messed up.”
Actor dressed as Hitler on the streets of Germany tells how people begged him to bring back labour camps and posed for selfies with him as right-wing extremism surges in the country.
The reaction horrified the actor, who revealed to the Guardian how he was made to feel like a 'pop star' when he arrived at the Brandenburg Gate.
'People clustered around me,' he said. 'One told me she loved me, and asked me to hug her. One, to my relief, started hitting me.'
Older people began pouring their hearts out to him, often voicing extremist views.
'Yes, bring back labour camps,' one person says to the 'dictator' in the film.
Masucci, best known as a stage actor, also told German daily newspaper Bild about his mixed feelings while shooting the unscripted scenes with people on the street.
'During shooting, I realised: I didn't really have to perform - people felt a need to talk, they wanted to pour their hearts out to a fatherly Hitler who was listening to them,' he said.
'I found it disturbing how quickly I could win people over. I mean, they were talking to Hitler.'
Right-wing incidents are still more prevalent: The German Interior Ministry reported recently that the far-right accounted for most politically motivated crimes with 17,042 acts in 2013, down 3.3% from 2012. The vast majority of those crimes were not of violence but of "propaganda," such as displaying the swastika or other banned symbols. Violent crimes by these groups dropped less than 1% to 837.