Cemile Giousouf is just 34 years old. Her parents have roots among the Turkish minority in Greece. If she's elected, Giousouf will be the CDU's first Muslim Bundestag member. Her chances are good.
Around 1.2 million people in Germany with a Turkish background are eligible to vote. Historically, most have voted for the Social Democrats. How will the diplomatic row between Ankara and Berlin affect their choice?
On Saturday, thousands of Muslims in Cologne will take to the streets in a "March Against Terror." But Germany's largest Islamic organization, DITIB, will not be taking part. This decision has drawn strong criticism.
Angela Merkel's CDU wants to press for restricting dual citizenship - a long-contentious issue in Germany - in the upcoming election campaign. Here's a summary of how other European countries regulate dual citizenship.
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