The constituent assembly of Germany's Bundestag has taken place in Berlin. The 18th post war German parliament has a record number of women members.
With the elections over, German lawmakers are discussing the seating chart for the next Bundestag. The question of where to place the country's newest parliamentary party, the far-right AfD, is dominating the debate.
One day after Germany's national vote, parties are analyzing the results. The newly-elected parliamentary factions are scheduled to meet on Tuesday in Berlin. When can the formation of a new government be expected?
Vilified abroad as an austere eurozone sentinel, but popular among his base: veteran conservative Wolfgang Schäuble looks set to chair Germany’s next parliament. Supporters hope he can keep the far-right in check.
Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a hit but is set for a fourth term. Who will she pick as coalition allies? The Social Democrats sink to a new low, and the populist AfD will be the third power.
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