People in Austria are preparing to go to the polls in a closely watched presidential run-off. The campaign has been dominated by how the country should respond to Europe's refugee crisis, and the two contenders represent vastly different approaches.
On September 24, Germans head to the polls in a parliamentary vote that will determine whether Angela Merkel remains chancellor. DW breaks down the ins-and-outs of the Bundestag election process.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking a fourth term in office, but the election race may not see a clear winner. Coalition building may prove interesting. Here's a who's who of German political parties.
No change in Germany: Angela Merkel will stay on as chancellor. Germans like constancy. However, Merkel has some major tasks to fulfill during her fourth term in office.
The Greens may remain on the margins in Berlin, but in Germany's picturesque and prosperous southwest, they're a political mainstay. DW's Elizabeth Schumacher reports from Heidelberg.
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