Following the Bavarian poll, federal politicians work out what it means for the national vote.
After their persecution by the "Islamic State," many of Kurdistan's 600,000 or so Yazidi are looking to leave Iraq, threatening to further diminish the community that has been native to the region for thousands of years.
On September 1, 1939, Germany started WWII - a war that would eventually leave the nation all but destroyed. Three lessons from that time period have transformed Germany, writes DW's Alexander Kudascheff.
Oktoberfest in Munich and Beethovenfest in Bonn are just some of the major parties in Germany this September. There's also plenty for fans of photography, literature and theater in this list of tips compiled by DW.
The Tea party's crazy uncle has once again turned the Republican Party's family get-together on its head. And that has its good sides, says DW's Max Hofmann.
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