Germany heads to the polls in a month's time to elect a new parliament. The Free Democratic Party is hoping to pass the five percent hurdle to re-enter the Bundestag after a four-year absence. In a northern German town the party is far more popular.
At the request of the right-wing AfD, the German parliament discussed DW's future. There was praise from all other parliamentary groups, and the amendments proposed by the AfD were met with fierce opposition.
Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu is planning to join the commemoration ceremony for a racially-motivated attack 25 years ago in Solingen. German politicians warn the appearance could be used as a campaign event.
Deutsche Post sold client microtargeting data to the Christian Democrats and Free Democrats before the 2017 elections. Is this a scandal along the lines of Cambridge Analytica in the US? That depends on whom you ask.
Deutsche Post has denied selling personal data to political parties, insisting that it follows data protection laws. The Bild newspaper had made the claims on Sunday, implicating two major parties: the CDU and the FDP.
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