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.
German political parties each have their stronghold. Germany's Left party dominates the Berlin district of Lichtenberg. 27 years after reunification, how much does the party rely on its East German past?
One week before the German election, the latest voter poll has put the far-right AfD barely ahead of the other "small parties." But Germany's Green party and the liberal FDP haven't given up in the race for third place.
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?
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.
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