Germany's business-friendly Free Democratic Party faces an uphill battle in the run-up to federal elections this fall. But after re-electing their party chairman, Philipp Rösler, they're projecting a new image of unity.
After four years without representation in the Bundestag, the FDP is back. Here's what you need to know about the small party that could hold the keys to power.
Turks living in Germany will be able to vote in their home country from this Thursday. Some German politicians fear that many are being pressured to vote for Erdogan and his party.
MPs from Angela Merkel's CDU have been accused of taking bribes from the German gunmaker Heckler & Koch to grease the export wheels. Germany's opaque party donations system remains vulnerable to bribery, activists say.
Aygül Kilic was a little-known candidate for the Free Democrats until her electoral poster ignited an online controversy. One of Kilic's party colleagues says those vilifying her for wearing a hijab should "go to hell."
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