German lawmakers have banned assisted suicide as a commercial practice. The new law is not intended to interfere in doctors' good-faith decisions, but critics fear it could affect doctors as well.
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?
The current election result is a turning point for Germany. The far-right populist AfD has entered parliament for the first time, and Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a hit, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl.
Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) suffered its worst election result since World War II, scraping only 20.5 percent of the national vote. It's no surprise that the center-left party has opted to go into opposition.
Like many voters all over the world, Germans can contest the results or the procedure of a general election. DW tells you how they do it and who is involved.
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