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Is this the end of grand coalition politics in Germany? We also hear how Germany's main opposition parties will respond to the emergence of the right wing AfD Party. Also in the programme: Views on the Kurdistan referendum from Erbil and Baghdad, and the war of words between North Korea and the US escalates.
(Photo: Martin Schulz, who had run for chancellor in the German election, attends a board meeting at SPD headquarters on September 25, 2017 in Berlin. Credit: Getty Images)
The German chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back voters who have deserted her party for the AfD. What will this mean for politics in Germany? What will the emergence of the far right herald? And is this the end of grand coalition politics? Our team on the ground in Berlin find out.
Also in the programme: Kurds vote in a controversial referendum for independence from Iraq. NFL players anger President Trump
(Photo:Angela Merkel speaks to the media the day after the German elections. Credit: Getty Images)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term, according to exit polls. But the far right AfD party is also projected to gain seats in the Bundestag for the first time. Razia Iqbal in Berlin hears reactions from all the major parties.
(Photo: CDU leader Angela Merkel looks to her challenger Martin Schulz of the SPD (r) and Christian Lindner (front) ahead of a televised discussion following publication of exit poll results. Credit: AFP / Getty)
Rescue efforts in Mexico are hampered by a magnitude 5.9 aftershock off the west coast five days after a major shock killed more than 300 people.
Also in the programme: New Zealand's kingmaker and Liv Ullmann on Ingmar Bergman
(Picture: A girl hugs a Mexican marine officer as she offers hugs to people near the site of a collapsed building after an earthquake, in Mexico City, Mexico September 23, 2017. Credit: REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez)
US bombers fly off the coast of North Korea after 3.5 tremor detected near the country's nuclear test site. Also in the programme: Newshour in Germany on the eve of its elections; and Massive protests against President Macron's labour law in France.
(Photo: US Air Force B-1B Lancer receiving fuel. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
Iranian state TV has shown the launch of the new medium range Khorramshar ballistic missile - just days after President Trump lambasted Iran at the UN General Assembly.
Also in the programme: Could an earthquake in North Korea indicate a fresh weapons test? And the Royal Shakespeare Company sells off thousands of costumes.
Photo: A Khorramshahr missile in a military parade in Iran. Credit: Getty Images