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Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a hit but is set for a fourth term. Who will she pick as coalition allies? The Social Democrats sink to a new low, and the populist AfD will be the third power.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking a fourth term in office, but the election race may not see a clear winner. Coalition building may prove interesting. Here's a who's who of German political parties.
In recognition of Belarus’ role in mediating the Ukrainian war, the EU lifted economic sanctions against it. But the West is still reluctant to have political links with the country’s president Alexander Lukashenko who the opposition accuses of human rights abuses. The hounding of dissidents continues despite Lukashenko’s verbal commitment to maintaining democratic standards.Julian Berner reports.
It’s more than 25 years since the start of the war in Bosnia but the scars are still very present for many. Notably for more than 20,000 survivors of sexual violence who have been systematically denied justice since the end of the war in 1995. That's according to a new report by Amnesty International highlighting the needs of many of these women. We hear from AI’s Todor Gardos.