Merkel goes for 4th term as voting has begun to determine Germany’s ‘democratic future’

Merkel goes for 4th term as voting has begun to determine Germany's 'democratic future'
After German vote, Europe can turn to patching euro's flaws
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going for a fourth term as voting began Sunday in an election that is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany, win seats in parliament. Merkel campaigned

To many in the West, a fourth Angela Merkel victory in the German election will come as a relief in a turbulent world. But the election is also expected to mark a milestone for the four-year-old Alternative for Germany. World | Agence France-Presse …
BERLIN, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — Chancellor candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Martin Schulz has gained the most followers on social media thanks to his campaign's final efforts two days before the federal elections in Germany. A total of 150 …

An election campaign poster for the general elections of the Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) with a headshot of German Chancellor Angela Merkel is displayed near Berlin, Germany. (Reuters). N.Korean FM at UN Says Confrontation with US

German elections 2017 live: Exit poll results as Angela Merkel seeks fourth term - latest news
German elections 2017 live: Exit poll results as Angela Merkel seeks fourth term – latest news

Germans go to the polls on Sunday to elect the members of their federal parliament, or Bundestag, and thereby decide who'll run the country as chancellor for the next several years. Here's everything you need to know to keep track of what's going on.

… . Campaigning: German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the harvest festival in Lauterbach, Germany, 1 Campaigning: German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the harvest festival in Lauterbach, Germany, on the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen yesterday. Symbolism in the guise of foreign flags and even traffic lights is used to describe the various coalitions that could emerge from Germany's federal election, when counting ends and inter-party negotiations begin. A German voter casting a ballot (Getty …
Germans Vote on Whether to Give Merkel a 4th Term
Germans Vote on Whether to Give Merkel a 4th Term

FRANKFURT — Sunday's national election in Germany will sound the starting gun for a renewed debate on fixing flaws in Europe's shared currency to prevent future crises. France's new president Emmanuel Macron has made it clear he is willing to push for

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BERLIN — From the Baltic Sea to the Alps, German voters casts ballots Sunday in an election that is expected to deliver a fourth term to Chancellor Angela Merkel even as the country prepares for a far-right presence in its parliament for the first …

Germans warned against apathy as Merkel heads for fourth term

After German vote, Europe can turn to patching euro's flaws
After German vote, Europe can turn to patching euro's flaws

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans went to the polls on Sunday in an election that is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years, the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany … . German Chancellor Angela Merkel peeks through the hole of a chicken god, which she got from a visitor during an election campaign in Vilmnitz, northern Germany, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Chicken gods are finds with a natural hole and are considered as

Members of the Alternative for Germany party display placards reading, "Burkas? We prefer prefer bikinis" as Angela Merkel arrived for a rally in Binz, September 16, 2017. JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP. A defaced billboard showing Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, top candidates of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, in Berlin, September 14, 2017. FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS. With anti-Semitism on the rise, German Jews fear far-right

Merkel seeks fourth term as chancellor as Germany votes

Germans headed to the polls Sunday in federal elections that will decide in effect whether Angela Merkel should serve a historic fourth term as Chancellor. Merkel's center-right Christian Democratic Union, along with its Bavarian sister party, the … . German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses for selfies with voters before addressing an election campaign rally in Kappeln, Germany, on Wednesday. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/. Eric Reguly. EUROPEAN BUREAU CHIEF. BERLIN. 12 hours ago

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