A letter written by a young man named Ernst describes the horrors he endured at a concentration camp. Dated 1943 and addressed to his mother, it was read out at a service to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Germany’s Bundestag.
Organizations representing ethnic Germans from Russia have written an open letter demanding that they not be labeled as xenophobic Putin sympathizers. DW spoke with one of the signatories.
Like many voters all over the world, Germans can contest the results or the procedure of a general election. DW tells you how they do it and who is involved.
More than 60 million Germans will be eligible to vote in the 2017 federal election. But how many of these voters are seniors, women, men, migrants? And how many are expected to turn out? DW looks at the electorate.
Merkel's party appears to have taken its first step toward wooing the FDP into Germany's next government. The SPD picks a Bundestag boss, the AfD entertains and alarms, and more from the third day of election fallout.
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