Infratest dimap

Race wide open as Germany votes in post-Merkel election

Germans voted on Sept. 26 in one of the most unpredictable elections in its recent history, with Angela Merkel's conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats in a tight race for her crown as she prepares to leave the political stage.

The epochal election ushers in the end of 16 years in power for Merkel and places Germany, a byword for stability, in a new period of uncertainty.

Over 60pct of Germans Oppose Visa-Free Regime Between EU and Turkey

BELGRADE – Over 60 percent of Germans oppose introducing a visa-free regime between Turkey and the European Union, the German Infratest dimap survey institute said. On Wednesday, the European Commission recommended the implementation of a visa-free regime with Turkey as part of the EU-Turkey deal on migration. While 33 percent of Germans support the measure,