Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

Merkel’s CDU faces final test as Germans vote in regional elections

Germans were heading to the polls in the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt on Sunday, with the far-right posing a tough challenge to Angela Merkel's conservatives in the final major test before the first general election in 16 years not to feature the veteran chancellor.

Germany’s far-right AfD ahead in regional poll with anti-shutdown stance

Germany’s far-right AfD ahead in regional poll with anti-shutdown stance

Germany’s far-right AfD chooses hardline team ahead of national elections

Germany’s far-right AfD chooses hardline team ahead of national elections

‘Yes to Dexit’: Germany’s far-right AfD firms up election strategy

‘Yes to Dexit’: Germany’s far-right AfD firms up election strategy

Germany’s divided far-right AfD party to launch election bid at in-person conference

Germany’s divided far-right AfD party to launch election bid at in-person conference

Germany’s far-right AfD ‘placed under surveillance’

Germany’s far-right AfD ‘placed under surveillance’

Germany’s far-right AfD investigated over extremist ties

Germany’s far-right AfD investigated over extremist ties

Why are coronavirus rates so high in German regions with far-right leanings?

Why are coronavirus rates so high in German regions with far-right leanings?

AfD seeks to show united front after weeks of bitter infighting

AfD seeks to show united front after weeks of bitter infighting

Court halts AfD attempt to throw out far-right figurehead

Court halts AfD attempt to throw out far-right figurehead

Far-right AfD wins court case against German Interior Minister

Far-right AfD wins court case against German Interior Minister

Germany’s far-right AfD weakened by infighting amid coronavirus crisis

Germany’s far-right AfD weakened by infighting amid coronavirus crisis

‘Costing us votes’: Head of Germany’s far-right AfD urges split with radical wing

‘Costing us votes’: Head of Germany’s far-right AfD urges split with radical wing

Germany’s far-right AfD to dissolve under-fire radical faction

Germany’s far-right AfD to dissolve under-fire radical faction

Germany surveils far-right ‘Flügel’ faction as fight against extremism stepped up

Germany surveils far-right ‘Flügel’ faction as fight against extremism stepped up

Merkel’s CDU sidelined as Left party wins closely watched east German vote

Merkel’s CDU sidelined as Left party wins closely watched east German vote

Thuringia set to elect new state leader after far-right vote debacle

Thuringia set to elect new state leader after far-right vote debacle

Far-right AfD barely avoids crashing out of Hamburg parliament

Far-right AfD barely avoids crashing out of Hamburg parliament

Hamburg voters punish German right and Merkel’s CDU

Hamburg voters punish German right and Merkel’s CDU

Germany: Man leaves €7-million fortune to cash-strapped AFD

Germany: Man leaves €7-million fortune to cash-strapped AFD

‘Cripple democracy’: How the far-right is out to shatter German politics

‘Cripple democracy’: How the far-right is out to shatter German politics

Nearly 50 percent of Germans expect the far-right AfD ‘to be part of the government by 2030’

Nearly 50 percent of Germans expect the far-right AfD ‘to be part of the government by 2030’

‘Trouble and turmoil’: What the CDU crisis means for the future of Merkel and Germany

‘Trouble and turmoil’: What the CDU crisis means for the future of Merkel and Germany

Thuringia state premier calls for new polls to undo ‘stain’ of far-right AfD vote

Thuringia state premier calls for new polls to undo ‘stain’ of far-right AfD vote

‘It’s unforgivable’: Why Merkel and Germany are up in arms after shock far-right AfD vote

‘It’s unforgivable’: Why Merkel and Germany are up in arms after shock far-right AfD vote

‘First time in history’: Far-right AfD backing for regional politician shocks Germany

‘First time in history’: Far-right AfD backing for regional politician shocks Germany

German far-right AfD leader faces tax evasion probe

German far-right AfD leader faces tax evasion probe

Why is Germany’s far right AfD in ‘serious financial distress’?

Why is Germany’s far right AfD in ‘serious financial distress’?

Will Germany’s far-right AfD become more radical after upcoming leadership vote?

Will Germany’s far-right AfD become more radical after upcoming leadership vote?

AKK offers to quit Merkel’s CDU if party fails to back her

AKK offers to quit Merkel’s CDU if party fails to back her

Far-right AfD politician kicked out of German parliamentary committee

Far-right AfD politician kicked out of German parliamentary committee

Could Merkel’s Christian Democrats really work with the far-right AfD?

Could Merkel’s Christian Democrats really work with the far-right AfD?

German city of Dresden declares official ‘Nazi emergency’

German city of Dresden declares official ‘Nazi emergency’

‘Lack of leadership’: Merkel under fire after far-right gains in regional German election

‘Lack of leadership’: Merkel under fire after far-right gains in regional German election

Jewish groups voice fear over German far-right spike

Jewish groups voice fear over German far-right spike

AfD surges to second place in Thuringia state elections

AfD surges to second place in Thuringia state elections

Germany’s far-right AfD hopes for gains in eastern heartland

Germany’s far-right AfD hopes for gains in eastern heartland

Germany’s far-right AfD faces electoral test after synagogue shooting

Germany’s far-right AfD faces electoral test after synagogue shooting

Far-right AfD under pressure after German anti-Semitic attack

Far-right AfD under pressure after German anti-Semitic attack

Hitler or Höcke? Regional AfD boss cuts short German TV interview

Hitler or Höcke? Regional AfD boss cuts short German TV interview

‘Seniors rescue the established parties’: German grey vote fights far-right

‘Seniors rescue the established parties’: German grey vote fights far-right

Germany’s (dis)connectivity: Can the broadband Internet gap be bridged?
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Germany’s (dis)connectivity: Can the broadband Internet gap be bridged?

Germany’s far-right AfD hopes for first state election wins

Germany’s far-right AfD hopes for first state election wins

Dashed hopes boost far-right in eastern Germany 30 years after fall of Berlin Wall

Dashed hopes boost far-right in eastern Germany 30 years after fall of Berlin Wall

Thousands march against racism in Dresden ahead of key state polls

Thousands march against racism in Dresden ahead of key state polls

German activists stage anti-racism protest ahead of key state polls

German activists stage anti-racism protest ahead of key state polls

Man jailed for Chemnitz knife killing that sparked far-right protests

Man jailed for Chemnitz knife killing that sparked far-right protests

Verdict due in Chemnitz killing that sparked racist riots

Verdict due in Chemnitz killing that sparked racist riots

Grannies for Future: 100-year-old German great-grandma enters politics

Grannies for Future: 100-year-old German great-grandma enters politics

‘Tearing itself apart’: New rift in far-right AfD ahead of east German polls

‘Tearing itself apart’: New rift in far-right AfD ahead of east German polls

No room in Germany? Far-right AfD politicians to meet in Poland

No room in Germany? Far-right AfD politicians to meet in Poland

Merkel’s CDU warns against alliance with far-right AfD

Merkel’s CDU warns against alliance with far-right AfD

Could Germany’s CDU enter a tie-up with the populist AfD?

Could Germany’s CDU enter a tie-up with the populist AfD?

A portrait of Görlitz, the city that could elect Germany’s first AfD mayor

A portrait of Görlitz, the city that could elect Germany’s first AfD mayor

Far-right AfD becomes ‘strongest force in state of Brandenburg’ for first time

Far-right AfD becomes ‘strongest force in state of Brandenburg’ for first time

German stars call on voters to shun far-right AfD in ‘Görliwood’

German stars call on voters to shun far-right AfD in ‘Görliwood’

‘They’re our main competitors’: Germany’s far-right AfD lashes out against Greens

‘They’re our main competitors’: Germany’s far-right AfD lashes out against Greens

Meet the east German Greens candidate offering another alternative

Meet the east German Greens candidate offering another alternative

German YouTube stars rally behind Rezo’s political rant

German YouTube stars rally behind Rezo’s political rant

Germany’s AfD drops election venue over threats

Germany’s AfD drops election venue over threats

Germany’s AfD embraces climate change denial as part of EU campaign

Germany’s AfD embraces climate change denial as part of EU campaign

Germany’s AfD invites ex-Trump advisor Steve Bannon to conference

Germany’s AfD invites ex-Trump advisor Steve Bannon to conference

Germany’s far-right AfD handed huge fine over illegal Swiss funding

Germany’s far-right AfD handed huge fine over illegal Swiss funding

Germany’s AfD claims Notre-Dame fire linked to anti-Christian attacks

Germany’s AfD claims Notre-Dame fire linked to anti-Christian attacks

German far-right capitalizes on migrant crimes in EU elections campaign

German far-right capitalizes on migrant crimes in EU elections campaign

AfD support falls to lowest level in a year, poll finds

AfD support falls to lowest level in a year, poll finds

Far-right parties kick off campaigns for Europe election

Far-right parties kick off campaigns for Europe election

German AfD MP could be ‘absolutely controlled’ by Russia

German AfD MP could be ‘absolutely controlled’ by Russia

‘We need to unite’: Germany’s far-right seeks Europe-wide alliance

‘We need to unite’: Germany’s far-right seeks Europe-wide alliance

AfD faces fine for allegedly breaking campaign financing laws

AfD faces fine for allegedly breaking campaign financing laws

Iraqi man goes on trial in Germany’s ‘Susanna’ rape-murder case

Iraqi man goes on trial in Germany’s ‘Susanna’ rape-murder case

German intelligence can’t spy on AfD, court rules

German intelligence can’t spy on AfD, court rules

AfD banned ‘indefinitely’ from attending Holocaust memorial services

AfD banned ‘indefinitely’ from attending Holocaust memorial services

German Jewish leader ‘threatened’ after criticising far-right AfD

German Jewish leader ‘threatened’ after criticising far-right AfD

AfD drops in popularity, Greens and Christian Democrats on the up: Poll

AfD drops in popularity, Greens and Christian Democrats on the up: Poll

AfD provides list of names behind ‘illegal’ campaign finance scandal

AfD provides list of names behind ‘illegal’ campaign finance scandal

German far-right politician launches AfD splinter group

German far-right politician launches AfD splinter group

Boris Becker’s son wins damages over AfD member’s tweet: report

Boris Becker’s son wins damages over AfD member’s tweet: report

Germany’s intelligence agency to step up surveillance of AfD

Germany’s intelligence agency to step up surveillance of AfD

German newspaper employee attacked Monday by far-right group

German newspaper employee attacked Monday by far-right group

Far-right AfD to campaign on German EU exit

Far-right AfD to campaign on German EU exit

Footage contradicts AfD version of local leader’s attack, investigators say

Footage contradicts AfD version of local leader’s attack, investigators say

Merkel leads Germany-wide condemnation of attack on AfD politician

Merkel leads Germany-wide condemnation of attack on AfD politician

Probe underway after Bremen AfD leader seriously injured in targeted gang attack

Probe underway after Bremen AfD leader seriously injured in targeted gang attack

Investigation underway after explosion outside AfD office in Saxony

Investigation underway after explosion outside AfD office in Saxony

German policeman seriously hurt as radical left storms AfD event

German policeman seriously hurt as radical left storms AfD event

AfD fails in court bid against Merkel’s refugee policy

AfD fails in court bid against Merkel’s refugee policy

German far-right AfD in trouble as end of Merkel era looms

German far-right AfD in trouble as end of Merkel era looms

Brexit and budget top lively Bundestag debate led by Merkel

Brexit and budget top lively Bundestag debate led by Merkel

German prosecutors seek to lift AfD MP Alice Weidel’s immunity over suspicious donations probe

German prosecutors seek to lift AfD MP Alice Weidel’s immunity over suspicious donations probe

German prosecutors probing ‘illegal’ donations to AfD: report

German prosecutors probing ‘illegal’ donations to AfD: report

‘We don’t just have voters, we have fans’: inside the AfD ‘newsroom’

‘We don’t just have voters, we have fans’: inside the AfD ‘newsroom’

Anti-foreigner attitudes on the rise in Germany, study finds

Anti-foreigner attitudes on the rise in Germany, study finds

A new chapter begins in Bavaria after historic CSU losses. Can the party stay afloat?

A new chapter begins in Bavaria after historic CSU losses. Can the party stay afloat?

Two more suspects being sought after alleged gang rape in Freiburg

Two more suspects being sought after alleged gang rape in Freiburg

Meet the Halle politician helping to challenge stereotypes of eastern Germany
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Meet the Halle politician helping to challenge stereotypes of eastern Germany

SPD politician saves life of AfD employee in Düsseldorf

SPD politician saves life of AfD employee in Düsseldorf

Why Freiburg has been rocked by protests after shocking crime

Why Freiburg has been rocked by protests after shocking crime

End of an era: What you need to know about Merkel’s planned departure

End of an era: What you need to know about Merkel’s planned departure

Hundreds of protesters demonstrate against the AfD in Frankfurt

Hundreds of protesters demonstrate against the AfD in Frankfurt

AfD politician alleged to have attacked party colleague in toilet

AfD politician alleged to have attacked party colleague in toilet

Petition against AfD’s ‘child informant’ plan gathers tens of thousands of signatures

Petition against AfD’s ‘child informant’ plan gathers tens of thousands of signatures

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

Hesse follows Bavaria into crucial state election

AfD politician faces party expulsion over Hitler wine bottle photos

AfD politician faces party expulsion over Hitler wine bottle photos

German historians accuse AfD chief of echoing Hitler

German historians accuse AfD chief of echoing Hitler

Backlash from Germany’s Jewish community over new AfD group

Backlash from Germany’s Jewish community over new AfD group

AfD sparks outcry with plan for Jewish wing

AfD sparks outcry with plan for Jewish wing

Rising populism in Germany: What should mainstream parties do about it?

Rising populism in Germany: What should mainstream parties do about it?

‘Unacceptable’ for CDU to consider coalition with AfD in Saxony: SPD’s Klingbeil

‘Unacceptable’ for CDU to consider coalition with AfD in Saxony: SPD’s Klingbeil

One year on from election, far right has transformed German politics

One year on from election, far right has transformed German politics

Right-wing AfD second most popular party in Germany, poll finds

Right-wing AfD second most popular party in Germany, poll finds

Maaßen profile: The curious case of the spy who gave too much away

Maaßen profile: The curious case of the spy who gave too much away

German spy chief Maaßen removed from his post

German spy chief Maaßen removed from his post

Former SPD chief Schulz to AfD’s Gauland: ‘You belong in the dung heap of German history’

Former SPD chief Schulz to AfD’s Gauland: ‘You belong in the dung heap of German history’

In depth: Is Alternative for Germany becoming too extreme?
FOR MEMBERS

In depth: Is Alternative for Germany becoming too extreme?

Should the AfD be spied on? What you need to know

Should the AfD be spied on? What you need to know

Tens of thousands pack anti-racism concert in Chemnitz

Tens of thousands pack anti-racism concert in Chemnitz

Merkel to meet Macron in Marseille amid EU immigration row

Merkel to meet Macron in Marseille amid EU immigration row

Jewish leader attacks AfD over Holocaust remembrance

Jewish leader attacks AfD over Holocaust remembrance

Former AfD activist to face legal action over exposé book

Former AfD activist to face legal action over exposé book

Buchenwald memorial chief demands answers from far-right MP

Buchenwald memorial chief demands answers from far-right MP

‘Stauffenberg was a traitor’: the comment that went too far for the AfD

‘Stauffenberg was a traitor’: the comment that went too far for the AfD

AfD youth wing furious over Berlin pride parade ban

AfD youth wing furious over Berlin pride parade ban

German team humiliated at World Cup… and AfD blame it all on one player

German team humiliated at World Cup… and AfD blame it all on one player

Turkish majority in Germany who voted for Erdogan ‘are like AfD’: Green MP

Turkish majority in Germany who voted for Erdogan ‘are like AfD’: Green MP

AfD complain of ‘Gestapo methods’ after hotels ban their leaders

AfD complain of ‘Gestapo methods’ after hotels ban their leaders

Merkel slams AfD leader’s ‘shameful’ comparison of Nazis with bird shit

Merkel slams AfD leader’s ‘shameful’ comparison of Nazis with bird shit

AfD leader sparks outrage with Hitler ‘speck of shit’ comment

AfD leader sparks outrage with Hitler ‘speck of shit’ comment

Thousands square off in Berlin far-right rally and counter demos

Thousands square off in Berlin far-right rally and counter demos

Berlin club scene aims to block major AfD demo using techno and dance

Berlin club scene aims to block major AfD demo using techno and dance

Russian payment for AfD leaders’ private jet is ‘shocking’, critics say

Russian payment for AfD leaders’ private jet is ‘shocking’, critics say

Merkel reveals plan for dealing with AfD in crucial budget debate

Merkel reveals plan for dealing with AfD in crucial budget debate

AfD deputy leader under fire for blaming Merkel for Münster attack

AfD deputy leader under fire for blaming Merkel for Münster attack

How the leader of the AfD once had a very different attitude to refugees

How the leader of the AfD once had a very different attitude to refugees

String of knife attacks further fuels debate over refugees and violence

String of knife attacks further fuels debate over refugees and violence

Does Islam ‘belong to’ Germany? The most meaningless debate of the year
FOR MEMBERS

Does Islam ‘belong to’ Germany? The most meaningless debate of the year

AfD faces ridicule for erasing Islam survey after result doesn’t go its way

AfD faces ridicule for erasing Islam survey after result doesn’t go its way

Germany paying €350 million in child benefits to children abroad

Germany paying €350 million in child benefits to children abroad

AfD lawmaker fined €1,000 for tweeting photo of anti-Merkel ballot

AfD lawmaker fined €1,000 for tweeting photo of anti-Merkel ballot

AfD politician steps down after his party criticizes him for racist comments

AfD politician steps down after his party criticizes him for racist comments

German government condemns AfD lawmakers’ Damascus visit

German government condemns AfD lawmakers’ Damascus visit

AfD lawmakers travel to ‘normal’ Damascus in attempt to encourage refugee returns

AfD lawmakers travel to ‘normal’ Damascus in attempt to encourage refugee returns

The AfD: Germany’s new opposition hampered by sloppy research and poor German

The AfD: Germany’s new opposition hampered by sloppy research and poor German

Education Minister violated constitution by criticizing AfD, top court rules

Education Minister violated constitution by criticizing AfD, top court rules

Study: fear of social decline motivates Alternative for Germany voters

Study: fear of social decline motivates Alternative for Germany voters

Far-right AfD now the second most popular party in Germany: poll

Far-right AfD now the second most popular party in Germany: poll

AfD leader faces legal action for saying ‘camel driver’ Turks should ‘go back to where they belong’

AfD leader faces legal action for saying ‘camel driver’ Turks should ‘go back to where they belong’

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

Far-right AfD to launch own ‘newsroom’ in order to bypass German media’s ‘fake news’

Far-right AfD almost as popular as Social Democrats: poll

Far-right AfD almost as popular as Social Democrats: poll

Head of far-right AfD ‘mistakenly’ votes for refugees to bring families to Germany

Head of far-right AfD ‘mistakenly’ votes for refugees to bring families to Germany

Far-right AfD member converted to Islam in protest at church’s gay marriage stance

Far-right AfD member converted to Islam in protest at church’s gay marriage stance

Eintracht Frankfurt hope to start movement by banning AfD members from club

Eintracht Frankfurt hope to start movement by banning AfD members from club

German far-right to launch parliamentary football team

German far-right to launch parliamentary football team

Leading member of far-right AfD in Brandenburg converts to Islam

Leading member of far-right AfD in Brandenburg converts to Islam

AfD clinches top budget post after being shunned for parliamentary jobs

AfD clinches top budget post after being shunned for parliamentary jobs

MPs exclude far-right lawmaker from Bundestag football team over hooligan past

MPs exclude far-right lawmaker from Bundestag football team over hooligan past

Berlin court rules AfD politician can be called a Holocaust denier

Berlin court rules AfD politician can be called a Holocaust denier

Far-right AfD kicks off new year by hardening radical, anti-Muslim course

Far-right AfD kicks off new year by hardening radical, anti-Muslim course

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Far-right AfD warns MP over racial slur on Boris Becker’s son

Is a new German law encouraging social media giants to censor opinions?

Is a new German law encouraging social media giants to censor opinions?

Far-right MP faces police complaint over ‘incitement to hate’

Far-right MP faces police complaint over ‘incitement to hate’

Far-right AfD says German churches politicized like ‘in Nazi era’

Far-right AfD says German churches politicized like ‘in Nazi era’

AfD elects leader duo amid pro-refugee protests

AfD elects leader duo amid pro-refugee protests

Police fear violence as AfD picks new leaders and protesters rally

Police fear violence as AfD picks new leaders and protesters rally

AfD meet for party congress trying to capitalize on Merkel’s woes

AfD meet for party congress trying to capitalize on Merkel’s woes

Activists taunt AfD politician with mini Holocaust memorial outside his house

Activists taunt AfD politician with mini Holocaust memorial outside his house

PODCAST: “You don’t have to be very successful to get into the AfD”

PODCAST: “You don’t have to be very successful to get into the AfD”

Religious freedom for Muslims: the AfD have picked their first fight in the Bundestag

Religious freedom for Muslims: the AfD have picked their first fight in the Bundestag

Hostile mood at first Bundestag sitting, as AfD compares rivals to Nazis

Hostile mood at first Bundestag sitting, as AfD compares rivals to Nazis

AfD debuts at first sitting in Bundestag, possible battles ahead with far-right nominee

AfD debuts at first sitting in Bundestag, possible battles ahead with far-right nominee

Thousands march in Berlin against far-right AfD

Thousands march in Berlin against far-right AfD

‘Merkel understood nothing’: AfD’s gains greatest in eastern Germany

‘Merkel understood nothing’: AfD’s gains greatest in eastern Germany

Former AfD leader Petry sets up new party, hoping for more success than predecessor

Former AfD leader Petry sets up new party, hoping for more success than predecessor

AfD exodus continues: NRW politician quits over party’s lurch to right

AfD exodus continues: NRW politician quits over party’s lurch to right

Merkel confirms ready to govern with liberals and Greens

Merkel confirms ready to govern with liberals and Greens

Second AfD lawmaker quits party’s Bundestag faction

Second AfD lawmaker quits party’s Bundestag faction

OPINION: Angela Merkel’s principled approach to migration is good for democracy

OPINION: Angela Merkel’s principled approach to migration is good for democracy

Deadlock over Bundestag seating, as liberals refuse place next to AfD

Deadlock over Bundestag seating, as liberals refuse place next to AfD

Former AfD leader Petry charged on suspicion of perjury

Former AfD leader Petry charged on suspicion of perjury

‘The AfD have taken the place of Merkel’s CDU on the right of German politics’

‘The AfD have taken the place of Merkel’s CDU on the right of German politics’

Why Israel doesn’t really know how to deal with the AfD

Why Israel doesn’t really know how to deal with the AfD

Petry, co-leader of far-right AfD, to quit party altogether as strife deepens

Petry, co-leader of far-right AfD, to quit party altogether as strife deepens

Israelis ‘shocked and worried’ at German nationalist election gains

Israelis ‘shocked and worried’ at German nationalist election gains

Thousands of AfD opponents demonstrate in major cities across Germany

Thousands of AfD opponents demonstrate in major cities across Germany

AfD leader Petry causes storm by announcing split from parliamentary party

AfD leader Petry causes storm by announcing split from parliamentary party

Far-right AfD marches into parliament with strong election result

Far-right AfD marches into parliament with strong election result

Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats

Merkel heads for German poll win, hard-right AfD for first seats

‘Stay at home instead of voting for the AfD’: Merkel advisor provokes far right

‘Stay at home instead of voting for the AfD’: Merkel advisor provokes far right

‘We can do it’: Is Merkel’s refugee rallying cry a boon or a burden this election season?

‘We can do it’: Is Merkel’s refugee rallying cry a boon or a burden this election season?

Far-right AfD go on attack against Islam, as their poll numbers jump

Far-right AfD go on attack against Islam, as their poll numbers jump

AfD breaks new taboo, claiming Germany should be proud of WWII achievements

AfD breaks new taboo, claiming Germany should be proud of WWII achievements

The AfD man hoping to give Merkel a bloody nose on her own turf

The AfD man hoping to give Merkel a bloody nose on her own turf

Far-right leader denies illegally employing Syrian refugee as housemaid

Far-right leader denies illegally employing Syrian refugee as housemaid

How the north German home of Nazis’ V2 rocket is embracing the hard right

How the north German home of Nazis’ V2 rocket is embracing the hard right

AfD leader called Merkel ‘a pig tasked by WWII victors to keep Germany down’: report

AfD leader called Merkel ‘a pig tasked by WWII victors to keep Germany down’: report

UKIP’s Farage rallies Germany’s right-wing AfD

UKIP’s Farage rallies Germany’s right-wing AfD

Satirical party ‘seizes power’ in far-right AfD’s secret Facebook strategy

Satirical party ‘seizes power’ in far-right AfD’s secret Facebook strategy

Outrage as AfD leader suggests ‘dumping’ political rival in Turkey

Outrage as AfD leader suggests ‘dumping’ political rival in Turkey

Far-right AfD set to become third largest party in German parliament, poll finds

Far-right AfD set to become third largest party in German parliament, poll finds

Iran-born AfD politician investigated over Islamophobia accusations

Iran-born AfD politician investigated over Islamophobia accusations

OSCE mulls monitoring German election, as far-right complains of ‘massive interference’

OSCE mulls monitoring German election, as far-right complains of ‘massive interference’

Outcry after AfD politician suggests shooting G20 looters

Outcry after AfD politician suggests shooting G20 looters

‘Germany for the Germans’: explosive WhatsApp leaks pile pressure on AfD

‘Germany for the Germans’: explosive WhatsApp leaks pile pressure on AfD

Review finds AfD should have gotten 2,000 more votes in state election

Review finds AfD should have gotten 2,000 more votes in state election

AfD call foul over vote count in North Rhine-Westphalia: report

AfD call foul over vote count in North Rhine-Westphalia: report

TV presenter allowed to call AfD leader ‘Nazi slut’, court rules

TV presenter allowed to call AfD leader ‘Nazi slut’, court rules

AfD and anti-Islam Pegida group hold side-by-side rallies for first time

AfD and anti-Islam Pegida group hold side-by-side rallies for first time

Merkel challengers fight to hang on in north Germany

Merkel challengers fight to hang on in north Germany

‘Merkel is insane’: meet the woman leading the AfD into the elections

‘Merkel is insane’: meet the woman leading the AfD into the elections

German centrists cheer on Macron into French election second round

German centrists cheer on Macron into French election second round

Far-right AfD picks openly gay leader for election battle

Far-right AfD picks openly gay leader for election battle

Germany’s anti-immigration AfD to pick election team at fractious congress

Germany’s anti-immigration AfD to pick election team at fractious congress

Clashes as German anti-immigration party AfD stages showdown

Clashes as German anti-immigration party AfD stages showdown

Cologne enacts four-day no-fly zone ahead of AfD party meet

Cologne enacts four-day no-fly zone ahead of AfD party meet

AfD leader says she will not run in September election

AfD leader says she will not run in September election

Thousands of protesters expected to ‘shut down’ AfD party conference

Thousands of protesters expected to ‘shut down’ AfD party conference

AfD voters are the most adventurous in bed, study claims

AfD voters are the most adventurous in bed, study claims

Far-right party claims to be one of few ‘guarantors of Jewish life’ in Germany

Far-right party claims to be one of few ‘guarantors of Jewish life’ in Germany

AfD leader Petry considers walking away from politics

AfD leader Petry considers walking away from politics

Berlin’s transit firm won’t stop trolling this far-right AfD politician

Berlin’s transit firm won’t stop trolling this far-right AfD politician

How Saarland could show that the far-right AfD are finished

How Saarland could show that the far-right AfD are finished

Few foreigners in eastern Germany but xenophobia is rife

Few foreigners in eastern Germany but xenophobia is rife

East German boom town breaks populist, backward stereotypes

East German boom town breaks populist, backward stereotypes

Election video game has German ‘anti-Trump’ run over real Trump

Election video game has German ‘anti-Trump’ run over real Trump

AfD to fight for headscarf ban and mass deportations in election

AfD to fight for headscarf ban and mass deportations in election

How infighting has left far-right AfD sweating with elections on horizon

How infighting has left far-right AfD sweating with elections on horizon

Far-right AfD sees worst poll results since 2015

Far-right AfD sees worst poll results since 2015

‘Hitler please come back’: new Nazi controversy rocks troubled AfD

‘Hitler please come back’: new Nazi controversy rocks troubled AfD

AfD mulls booting leader who said Germany should put WWII in past

AfD mulls booting leader who said Germany should put WWII in past

Social Democrats leap ahead of Merkel’s party in new poll

Social Democrats leap ahead of Merkel’s party in new poll

Majority of Germans think AfD are an extreme right party: survey

Majority of Germans think AfD are an extreme right party: survey

Holocaust memorial day marred by spat with far-right MP

Holocaust memorial day marred by spat with far-right MP

Dresden bans protest against anti-Islam movement over snowball fight fears

Dresden bans protest against anti-Islam movement over snowball fight fears

Far-right populist can stay with party, despite controversial Nazi comments

Far-right populist can stay with party, despite controversial Nazi comments

‘Europe will wake up in 2017’, Le Pen says in Germany

‘Europe will wake up in 2017’, Le Pen says in Germany

German far-right party hosts ‘European counter-summit’

German far-right party hosts ‘European counter-summit’

Here’s what you should know about the meeting of Europe’s right-wing populists

Here’s what you should know about the meeting of Europe’s right-wing populists

Politicians call for surveillance of AfD after outcry over Nazi comments

Politicians call for surveillance of AfD after outcry over Nazi comments

Fury as AfD politician urges Germany to ‘end culture of remembering Nazi crimes’

Fury as AfD politician urges Germany to ‘end culture of remembering Nazi crimes’

German hosts will bar critical journalists from European far-right summit

German hosts will bar critical journalists from European far-right summit

Far-right politician under fire for tweet about Israeli terror victims

Far-right politician under fire for tweet about Israeli terror victims

East German landlords ‘stop renting to politicians, fearing attacks’

East German landlords ‘stop renting to politicians, fearing attacks’

SPD politician under fire for ‘outing’ bank clerk as AfD voter

SPD politician under fire for ‘outing’ bank clerk as AfD voter

Far-right accuse Merkel of culpability for deaths in Berlin

Far-right accuse Merkel of culpability for deaths in Berlin

Is globalization the real reason the AfD are so strong?

Is globalization the real reason the AfD are so strong?

Here’s why so many Germans vote for the far-right AfD

Here’s why so many Germans vote for the far-right AfD

How a dildo spat is shaking up east German politics

How a dildo spat is shaking up east German politics

How robots could shape Germany’s political future

How robots could shape Germany’s political future

German far-right see hope in Trump election win

German far-right see hope in Trump election win

How Nazi terminology is creeping back into politics

How Nazi terminology is creeping back into politics

Disgust as AfD leader likens immigrants to compost heap

Disgust as AfD leader likens immigrants to compost heap

Far-right AfD loses support for first time in months

Far-right AfD loses support for first time in months

The AfD – is it fair to call them a far-right party?

The AfD – is it fair to call them a far-right party?

Far-right AfD reach record high in national poll

Far-right AfD reach record high in national poll

AfD caught in Nazi scandal as members’ activities revealed

AfD caught in Nazi scandal as members’ activities revealed

Xenophobia threatening peace in eastern Germany: govt

Xenophobia threatening peace in eastern Germany: govt

New AfD Berlin senator: Nazi civilian killings were ‘legal’

New AfD Berlin senator: Nazi civilian killings were ‘legal’

How the AfD could wield real power in Berlin

How the AfD could wield real power in Berlin

Merkel: we were unprepared for refugee influx in 2015

Merkel: we were unprepared for refugee influx in 2015

‘AfD will become Germany’s 3rd largest party. At least’

‘AfD will become Germany’s 3rd largest party. At least’

Merkel party routed in Berlin polls as right-wing AfD gains

Merkel party routed in Berlin polls as right-wing AfD gains

Merkel faces new gains by anti-migrant AfD in Berlin

Merkel faces new gains by anti-migrant AfD in Berlin

Anti-migrant AfD eyes big gains even in hip Berlin

Anti-migrant AfD eyes big gains even in hip Berlin

AfD’s Petry bashes ‘Mutti Merkel’ over childlessness

AfD’s Petry bashes ‘Mutti Merkel’ over childlessness

Far-right AfD comes in fourth place in Lower Saxony vote

Far-right AfD comes in fourth place in Lower Saxony vote

Poll shows far-right AfD could win 15 percent in Berlin vote

Poll shows far-right AfD could win 15 percent in Berlin vote

Merkel: situation in Germany ‘much improved’ in past year

Merkel: situation in Germany ‘much improved’ in past year

Merkel past it? Don’t write her off yet, analysts say

Merkel past it? Don’t write her off yet, analysts say

AfD supporters attack activists, journalists in Munich

AfD supporters attack activists, journalists in Munich

Germans don’t want ‘Berlin politics’, ally warns Merkel

Germans don’t want ‘Berlin politics’, ally warns Merkel

Merkel takes responsibility for party’s election defeat

Merkel takes responsibility for party’s election defeat

Does the AfD’s success really mean ‘the end of Merkel’?

Does the AfD’s success really mean ‘the end of Merkel’?

Merkel under pressure after poll defeat to far-right AfD

Merkel under pressure after poll defeat to far-right AfD

German Jewish leader: AfD rise is ‘frightening’

German Jewish leader: AfD rise is ‘frightening’

Merkel’s approval rating sinks to five-year low

Merkel’s approval rating sinks to five-year low

Refugees, though unseen, dominate state election rallies

Refugees, though unseen, dominate state election rallies

AfD leader attacked and beaten in Mainz

AfD leader attacked and beaten in Mainz

Far-right AfD leader injured by flying frozen cake

Far-right AfD leader injured by flying frozen cake

AfD accused of using neo-Nazi symbols on campaign car

AfD accused of using neo-Nazi symbols on campaign car

The weirdest party slogans from Berlin’s state elections

The weirdest party slogans from Berlin’s state elections

German minister: Donald Trump is a ‘hate preacher’

German minister: Donald Trump is a ‘hate preacher’

Anti-Islamic movement Pegida to found own political party

Anti-Islamic movement Pegida to found own political party

Far-right AfD support sinks to year-low after Brexit vote

Far-right AfD support sinks to year-low after Brexit vote

Anger at politician’s ‘national team’ football tweet

Anger at politician’s ‘national team’ football tweet

Right-wing AfD splits apart in anti-Semitism row

Right-wing AfD splits apart in anti-Semitism row

German far right ‘cries for joy’ after UK votes to leave EU

German far right ‘cries for joy’ after UK votes to leave EU

How a Holocaust row threatens to split the AfD apart

How a Holocaust row threatens to split the AfD apart

AfD leader ‘the biggest liar’ on television

AfD leader ‘the biggest liar’ on television

German vice-chancellor compares AfD to Nazis

German vice-chancellor compares AfD to Nazis

Anti-migrant party makes foreigners face of PR push

Anti-migrant party makes foreigners face of PR push

AfD backtracks after saying gay people should be jailed

AfD backtracks after saying gay people should be jailed

German right-wing leader blasts ‘dictator’ Merkel

German right-wing leader blasts ‘dictator’ Merkel

German populist party slams Muslim soccer player Ozil

German populist party slams Muslim soccer player Ozil

National team ‘no longer German’, says AfD leader

National team ‘no longer German’, says AfD leader

Footballer Özil’s Mecca visit was unpatriotic, say AfD

Footballer Özil’s Mecca visit was unpatriotic, say AfD

Battle over Boateng unmasks the racism of the AfD

Battle over Boateng unmasks the racism of the AfD

Far-right tries to lure voters with own-brand gummy bears

Far-right tries to lure voters with own-brand gummy bears

Far-right leader Petry under investigation for perjury

Far-right leader Petry under investigation for perjury

Far-right AfD turns on itself over failed Muslim meeting

Far-right AfD turns on itself over failed Muslim meeting

AfD meet with Muslim leaders breaks down in acrimony

AfD meet with Muslim leaders breaks down in acrimony

Church fights AfD for Muslim right to build new mosque

Church fights AfD for Muslim right to build new mosque

Convicted neo-Nazi terrorist attends AfD Munich meeting

Convicted neo-Nazi terrorist attends AfD Munich meeting

Right-wing populists can use Hitler beer hall: court

Right-wing populists can use Hitler beer hall: court

Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election

Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election

Right-wing AfD leader verboten in Munich beer hall

Right-wing AfD leader verboten in Munich beer hall

Blasting AfD won’t win back voters, warns Merkel

Blasting AfD won’t win back voters, warns Merkel

Germany’s right-wing AfD adopts anti-Islam manifesto

Germany’s right-wing AfD adopts anti-Islam manifesto

400 arrests outside German far-right AfD party congress

400 arrests outside German far-right AfD party congress

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011

Merkel party at weakest point since 2011

Muslims label AfD ‘Nazis’ over plan to ban minarets

Muslims label AfD ‘Nazis’ over plan to ban minarets

Bavarian AfD populists call for all mosques to close

Bavarian AfD populists call for all mosques to close

Merkel’s approval climbs up to pre-refugee crisis levels

Merkel’s approval climbs up to pre-refugee crisis levels

Death threats levelled at AfD ‘traitors’

Death threats levelled at AfD ‘traitors’

AfD party compares itself to Holocaust victims

AfD party compares itself to Holocaust victims

Merkel to stick to refugee policy despite election defeat

Merkel to stick to refugee policy despite election defeat

Why German politics as we know it is crumbling

Why German politics as we know it is crumbling

Voters set to punish Merkel at key ‘Super Sunday’ election

Voters set to punish Merkel at key ‘Super Sunday’ election

Mayor stops watching BDSM porn to defend Constitution

Mayor stops watching BDSM porn to defend Constitution

Alternative for Germany slams Church over refugees

Alternative for Germany slams Church over refugees

Merkel blamed as populists surge across Germany

Merkel blamed as populists surge across Germany

AfD ‘inhuman, unbearable and cruel’, says party founder

AfD ‘inhuman, unbearable and cruel’, says party founder

Most Germans fear Merkel’s refugee policy not working

Most Germans fear Merkel’s refugee policy not working

Outrage after AfD call for armed force against refugees

Outrage after AfD call for armed force against refugees

Social Democrats want right-wingers spied on

Social Democrats want right-wingers spied on

Closing gold loophole puts squeeze on AfD

Closing gold loophole puts squeeze on AfD

Hard-right AfD now 3rd biggest German party

Hard-right AfD now 3rd biggest German party

Asylum activists arrested for anti-AfD protest

Asylum activists arrested for anti-AfD protest

Jilted MEP Lucke sets up new eurosceptic party

Jilted MEP Lucke sets up new eurosceptic party

Pegida supporter riled by T-Shirt print snub

Pegida supporter riled by T-Shirt print snub

AfD rebels to set up new party

AfD rebels to set up new party

AfD founder resigns over ‘xenophobic’ power grab

AfD founder resigns over ‘xenophobic’ power grab

Right-wing leader suffers restaurant attack

Right-wing leader suffers restaurant attack

Leader warns AfD could become National Front

Leader warns AfD could become National Front

Anti-Euro AfD grab seats in Bremen chamber

Anti-Euro AfD grab seats in Bremen chamber

Football fans abuse AfD head on train

Football fans abuse AfD head on train

AfD founder battles for party’s soul

AfD founder battles for party’s soul

One fifth of Germans want revolution: report

One fifth of Germans want revolution: report

Hamburg police take on AfD poster vandals

Hamburg police take on AfD poster vandals

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AfD founder wins bid for leadership change

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AfD braces for busy conference weekend

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Anti-euro AfD split over Pegida ties

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‘No more Middle Eastern immigrants’: AfD

Merkel slams ‘mud-slinging’ anti-Islam demo

Merkel slams ‘mud-slinging’ anti-Islam demo

Putin Euro influence strategy targets AfD

Putin Euro influence strategy targets AfD

One in 10 voters support anti-euro AfD

One in 10 voters support anti-euro AfD

Eurosceptics celebrate huge eastern gains

Eurosceptics celebrate huge eastern gains

Eurosceptics AfD hope for more eastern gains

Eurosceptics AfD hope for more eastern gains

Anti-euro party to debut in state parliament

Anti-euro party to debut in state parliament

German eurosceptics join UK Conservatives

German eurosceptics join UK Conservatives

British Conservative MEPs back AfD alliance

British Conservative MEPs back AfD alliance

AfD leader celebrates rise of German eurosceptics

AfD leader celebrates rise of German eurosceptics

Eurosceptic AfD party weeds out spy

Eurosceptic AfD party weeds out spy

‘If Britain goes, Europe is lost’

‘If Britain goes, Europe is lost’

Anti-euro party turns anti-feminist

Anti-euro party turns anti-feminist

Merkel allies turn anti-EU in beery rants

Merkel allies turn anti-EU in beery rants

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Merkel’s grand coalition disappoints voters

Eurosceptics could enter parliament – poll

Eurosceptics could enter parliament – poll

Fake Merkel debate tricks party members

Fake Merkel debate tricks party members

Extremists attack Eurosceptic party leader

Extremists attack Eurosceptic party leader

Economists warn against German euro exit

Economists warn against German euro exit

Politicians eye up new anti-euro party

Politicians eye up new anti-euro party

Anti-euro party polls at three percent

Anti-euro party polls at three percent

Anti-euro party aims to tip German election

Anti-euro party aims to tip German election

Anti-euro party enters German election race

Anti-euro party enters German election race