Germany's general election is just over a month away. Away from Germany, DW has been asking people in different countries for their take on the upcoming vote.
In an interview with DW, Sevim Dagdelen said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was deliberately creating tension ahead of the vote in June. The snap elections are being held during an extended state of emergency.
Populists in Germany and across Europe were celebrating the landslide re-election of the Hungarian prime minister. Detractors of the European Union see it as a sign that voters are getting behind their cause.
Criticizing Berlin's Berghain club as a place that enables sex, drugs and sleep-deprived partying, an AfD councilwoman proposed closing it. Following a backlash, the party distanced itself and said it stopped the plan.
In his first speech before the European Parliament, France's Emmanuel Macron called for energetic changes and open debate with EU citizens. Macron also decried the bickering among EU politicians as a "fool's game."
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