With the election just days away, Germany's traditional political partnerships could be fracturing.
The SPD-CDU coalition has been voted out in Berlin, opening the question as to who will govern alongside the Social Democratic Party which retained 21.5 percent of its vote share.
Critics have accused the grand coalition of dragging its feet over reforms to allow class-action suits that would benefit consumers. The focus is on the VW emissions scandal. The government claims it's doing all it can.
Frauke Petry, the leader of the right-wing Alternative for Germany, removed a candidate from the AfD's list in the 2014 Saxony elections. Now, two legal experts are saying the results of that vote should be voided.
Chile's right-leaning opposition has inched ahead in Sunday's local elections, considered a bellwether for next year's presidential poll. The results follow a trend in Latin America of voters moving away from the left.
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