As the campaign for Germany's parliamentary elections heats up, the SPD is in a desperate race to regain lost ground. Can former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder help them pick up votes, or will his new job with a Russian oil company turn people off?
Before the election, the FDP's Christian Lindner wanted to reshape conservatism in his own image. Now known as the "coalition killer," the only place he has seen his popularity rise is with the far-right AfD.
US Senator Marco Rubio, who ran against President Donald Trump during the Republican primaries, tells DW's Zhanna Nemtsova that talk of US President Donald Trump's impeachment over alleged Russian ties is premature.
Germany's Social Democrats have voted to start talks that could lead to a new government coalition. Over 80 percent of delegates also voted to keep Martin Schulz as SPD chairman. DW's Kate Brady was on-site in Berlin.
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