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
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.
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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Germans warned against apathy as Merkel heads for fourth term
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