With the election just days away, Germany's traditional political partnerships could be fracturing.
Denmark goes to the polls on June 18 in a general election called early by Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Her center-left coalition lags in surveys behind the opposition Liberals and their anti-immigrant allies.
The European Union is skidding further toward a political crisis. Skepticism is growing across the bloc and the willingness to reform is ebbing, warns DW's Bernd Riegert.
Protests in favor of preservation of Istanbul's Gezi Park snowballed into a movement of resistance against Prime Minister Erdogan in 2013. The "spirit of Gezi" could play a key role in Turkey's parliamentary elections.
The Belgian government has begun investigating whether any companies or organizations in Belgium were victims of German and American spying. A coalition of lawmakers has accused the BND of culling data from neighbors.