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Germans go to the polls this Sunday to elect a new Bundestag parliament, which will then determine who replaces Chancellor Angela Merkel. But who can vote? And who can be elected? Here are the main facts.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised the elections as "free and fair." But members of the Communist Party and others don't agree.
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The Swiss parliament already passed same-sex marriage, but conservative politicians wanted citizens to vote on it.
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