The Left Party candidate tells DW why she believes there's no chance of forming a left-wing government in Berlin. She also says Germany's strength in export is masking growing poverty in the country.
Germany's Social Democrats have voted to start talks that could lead to a new government coalition. Over 80 percent of delegates also voted to keep Martin Schulz as SPD chairman. DW's Kate Brady was on-site in Berlin.
The Left party bled voters to the Alternative for Germany in the Bundestag elections. Could the country's most progressive party now take an anti-refugee line?
Sahra Wagenknecht has become one of the most recognizable faces and voices of Germany's Left party. But with her rhetoric swinging between pacifism and populism, where does the Left's top candidate really stand?
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office and the next task of building a coalition is already proving interesting. Here's a look at Germany's political parties: who they are and what they want.
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