— The deputy Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party chief Armin Laschet blamed Germany and European Union (EU) for the refugee influx. The funds for the World Food Program have been reduced “in an irresponsible manner,” Laschet said in an interview.
— The United States is changing its strategy in Syria conflict. According to matching reports from American television stations, the government in Washington is planning to send about 50 elite soldiers to Syria to fight against the terrorist militia Islamic State (IS) there.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung:
— A five-year-old child was killed in a serious bus accident on Friday afternoon on a motorway in central Germany. Several were injured, five of them seriously, as a coach bus with 59 children and adolescents onboard overturned. Enditem