Free Democratic Party

CSU rejects Foreign Minister Westerwelle's Turkey policy

The Christian Social Union (CSU) remains locked in a bitter row with government coalition partners the Free Democratic Party (FDP), after the Bavarian conservatives rejected Westerwelle's overtures to Turkey. READ MORE

General election campaign riding on Sunday's decisive state elections

By Ben Knight

Saxony, Thuringia and Saarland go to the polls on Sunday. With a general election barely a month away, national party leaders are nervously anticipating results that will set the tone for the impending campaign. READ MORE