Following the Bavarian poll, federal politicians work out what it means for the national vote.
A Bavarian criminal investigator has admitted that the state once actively encouraged radicalized Islamists wanting to fight in the Middle East to leave Germany. Nowadays, the priority is preventing their departure.
High debt, zero growth and weak support at home - France's leaders have their work cut out for them trying to implement much-needed reforms. DW takes a look at the state of the eurozone's second-largest economy.
As the PKK battles the fighters of the "Islamic State," some German politicians have called for an end to the ban of the militant Kurdish organization. Has the PKK really given up its militant credentials in Europe?
In recent state elections, Germany's AfD party shocked the main parties by garnering around or more than 10 percent of the vote. Political analyst Jürgen Falter tells DW the euroskeptics are harmless, but here to stay.
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