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German election explained in comic-book form

13 September 2013 Last updated at 00:01 BST

The outcome of Germany's election on 22 September could shape the fate of Europe and its economy for years to come.

But how does it work, what are the issues, and who is going to win?

Here is your essential, two-minute breakdown from the BBC News website's Europe editor, Sam Wilson.

Produced by Owain Rich.

There is plenty more on the forthcoming election at www.bbc.co.uk/germanelection

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