The Green Party is still coming to terms with their electoral losses. There is a chance they could be picked to form a coalition government, but the two new parliamentary leaders have made clear there are big hurdles.
Since Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the borders to refugees in 2015, asylum and immigration topics have dominated German politics. Where do the right-wing AfD and the mainstream parties stand on the issues?
If this election is anything like the last three, Germans will vote, and Angela Merkel will become chancellor. Even so, the race is still not over, and many exciting questions remain unanswered, writes DW's Dagmar Engel.
Following the federal election, the right-wing AfD will likely be among the opposition in the Bundestag. This will have consequences for democratic life in Germany. Learn about the opposition's rights here.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her main challenger, Martin Schulz have made their final appeals to voters ahead of Sunday's parliamentary elections. Both have urged Germans not to back the right-wing populist AfD party.
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