Thousands took to the streets of several Polish cities to protest against the new government. A group calling itself the Committee for the Defense of Democracy organized the marches and opposition parties joined in.
The SPD may be down in the polls, but Martin Schulz hasn't given up the race. Angela Merkel's rivals have spent the weekend crisscrossing the country to pick up last-minute votes. DW's Rebecca Staudenmaier reports.
Martin Schulz, candidate for the German chancellorship has reiterated that there’s need to crackdown on human trafficking and smugglers in a bid to stop illegal migration.
In an exclusive DW interview, Merkel's challenger criticized her campaign motto and lack of leadership. He was also highly critical of Turkish President Erdogan, saying he would not be blackmailed on refugee policy.
Angela Merkel has won a fourth term, but official results have shown she'll have a "tough road" for coalition talks. While the CDU remains the largest party, the far-right AfD will be the third biggest political force.
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