Angela Merkel is set to remain chancellor of Germany - but will need to find at least one coalition partner. Click here for live updates.
The Greens and the Free Democrats have traditionally been bitter rivals in Germany. But will these two smaller parties put aside their differences for a chance at a coalition with the conservatives and a share in power?
The CDU is not only Germany's leading party. It is also an institution that's very much the product of history. But has the CDU moved so far to the center that it is no longer truly conservative?
After four years without representation in the Bundestag, the FDP is back. Here's what you need to know about the small party that could hold the keys to power.
Germany's Greens have been trailblazers for ecological movements around the world. But since the 1980s they have become increasingly conservative — making a coalition with Angela Merkel's CDU a real possibility.
Following the federal election, the SPD has announced to go into opposition. What role does the main opposition party play in the Bundestag?
Voters in the alpine nation rejected a plan that would have increased taxes to fund state pension coffers. The retirement age for women would have also gone up, as the nation struggles to deal with an aging populace.
Iran has halted all flights to and from the Kurdish regions in northern Iraq. The air embargo is the first retaliatory measure against Monday's Kurdish independence referendum, which Iran, Iraq and Turkey all oppose.
In a display of military strength, US bombers and fighter escorts have flown over North Korea. As the war of words ramped up, the move was designed to show Pyongyang that President Donald Trump means business.
Captain Stephen Curry and his NBA championship team have decided to boycott their invitation to meet US President Donald Trump. This was the second time Trump earned the ire of a professional sports league in two days.
A popular guru was arrested Saturday by police in north-western India for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman. The second such arrest in the country in recent weeks has triggered fears of more rioting by supporters.
No party won an overall majority in New Zealand's general election. The anti-immigration New Zealand First party will play a key role in deciding which major party it will support to form the next government.
A 31-year-old politician has been chosen to lead the anti-establishment Five Star Movement ahead of national elections. With M5S clearly ahead of traditional parties in the polls, he may be Italy's next prime minister.
Women in five Dutch cities took to the streets on Saturday in protest at the paucity of female-friendly public toilets. The protests took the form of peeing in the street, an act that can be punished by a 90 euro fine.
At least three civilians were wounded when a suicide car bomb targeted a convoy of foreign forces in Kabul. The Taliban has taken responsibility for the attack and claimed it killed 16 American soliders.
Foreign flags and even traffic lights are used to describe the various coalitions that emerge in German elections. One possibility is a so-called "Jamaica" grouping of greens, conservatives and liberals.
How is the chancellor chosen? What parties are going to be in parliament? What possible coalitions are formed? Get the answers to these and other questions with DW's election special.
Angela Merkel and the CDU have moved away from conservative positions and the SPD has disenchanted working class voters. In the German election the difference between right and left has become blurred.
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She was set to represent Turkey at the Miss World competition in China. But organizers of the Miss Turkey pageant changed their minds after finding an old tweet about last year's failed military coup.
The German aircraft was hijacked by Palestinian militants in 1977 and taken to Somalia. The plane, which is a reminder of the so-called "German Autumn," will now be put on display at a museum in Friedrichshafen.
Slovakian rider Peter Sagan timed his finish perfectly to secure a historic third straight world title in Bergen, Norway on Sunday. Sagan pipped home favorite Alexander Kristoff to the line in a photo-finish.
Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has won the men's title in the Berlin Marathon, but missed out on breaking the world record. Fellow Kenyan Gladys Cherono claimed victory in the women's event.
Leverkusen leads Hamburg by two goals in the second half after goals from Kevin Volland and Bundesliga debutant Lucas Alario. Both goals were set up by Leon Bailey, who made his first Bundesliga start of the season.
A study by a German academic says religious conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa have been on the rise for decades. Researcher Matthias Basedau says weak African states are a major cause.
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