The Alternative for Germany is new on the scene and already boasting good odds. Within just a year of its founding, this anti-euro party has amassed tens of thousands of supporters - in some surveys even flirting with the five-percent threshold.
The international protest movement to boycott Israel is increasingly encountering resistance in Germany's big cities. Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich have said BDS uses language from the Nazi era.
August 24, 1992, marked a dark day in Germany's postwar history as right-wing extremists attacked a refugee home in Rostock-Lichtenhagen. Twenty-five years on, experts met in Berlin to assess how far Germany has come.
During her trip to Argentina and Mexico, Angela Merkel avoided talking about Donald Trump and her new label as "leader of the free world." The chancellor had good reasons for that, DW's Michaela Küfner writes.
Along with choosing Bundestag lawmakers, Berliners are set to vote on whether to keep the city's popular West Berlin airport alive. The issue has sparked passions and raised questions about the role of direct democracy.
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