An estimated 6 million people in Germany will be onlookers when the country goes to the polls on 22 September. They're migrants, many who have lived and worked here for decades. But without a German passport, they're not allowed to participate.
Turkish voters in 60 countries have been casting their ballots in the run up to elections in Turkey. Roughly one in two voters living in Germany cast their ballot in the snap poll.
The Turkish government accuses leftwing politician Andrej Hunko of supporting the Kurdistan Workers' Party. The group has been labeled a terrorist organization by the EU and the US.
Voting is underway in Colombia in elections pitting a conservative front-runner against a leftist former guerilla. Depending on the outcome, either the country's fragile peace process or its economy could be at risk.
Germany's conservative bloc may be coming apart at the seams, as its Bavarian wing lines up behind Interior Minister Horst Seehofer and against the chancellor. It's the greatest challenge ever to Merkel's authority.
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