12.6 million Germans are eligible to vote in state elections on Sunday, March 13: In Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt. Never before has their vote carried so much weight on the national stage.
Typical state election issues, like education and police matters, are clearly dwarfed by national refugee policies this time. You can find a compilation of all DW Content on this issue here.
Turkish President Erdogan has praised the arrest of a German journalist and accused Germany's Angela Merkel of using "Nazi measures," in a fresh attack on Berlin. A Turkish paper also slammed DW for "terror propaganda."