Germany's top judges were right to decide that users should be able to post under pseudonyms on Facebook. The ruling's legal impact might be limited — but it sends out a strong signal, writes DW's Janosch Delcker.
German prosecutors have announced charges against a Russian scientist who was arrested last year. Authorities have said he was recruited by the SVR, Russia's foreign intelligence, no later than the fall of 2019.
The most prominent inner-party critic of former Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed to unite the Christian Democratic Union. The 66-year-old staunch conservative is now reaching out to women and young voters.
Protesters against pandemic restrictions have changed their strategy, seeking to bypass regulations by marching in small groups. But these protests often turn violent, as DW reporter Hans Pfeifer saw in Saxony.
The German Free Democratic Party (FDP) likes to claim it is the party that protects the freedom of the individual. But now that it is in government, the pro-business, neoliberal FDP is proving to be pragmatic.