With the election just days away, Germany's traditional political partnerships could be fracturing.
What a week for Germany's coalition government. Christian Democrats and Social Democrats were at each others throats - daily. Hairline cracks are becoming visible, and that "at an early stage," veteran lawmakers say.
Germany are almost certain to not host a F1 Grand Prix this year after both race tracks in question have said that they are not able to put on the race. After Hockenheim gave up hope, now Nürburgring has also cancelled.
Nigerians cast their ballots this weekend in a tightly contested nationwide poll. Election observers could be crucial to a successful outcome.
Britain's May 7 general election campaign began Thursday with a televised grilling of Prime Minister David Cameron and his Labour Party challenger Ed Miliband. They were questioned separately, without direct debate.