Reaction to Charlie Hebdo.
The year began on a tragic note with the January 7th terrorist shootings at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and the following attacks. The horrific events brought Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande closer together over the need to get tough on terrorism. But the attacks also brought out tens of thousands of people in rallies supporting anti-Islam group Pegida
, raising concerns about right-wing extremism in Germany.