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Merkel's Brexit warning: UK to 'open window' for others to LEAVE EU, AfD chief predicts. BREXIT will allow other countries an escape from European integration, according to the deputy leader of Alternative for Germany (AfD). By Rebecca Pinnington. PUBLISHED: 08:30, Sat, Dec 9, 2017 | UPDATED: 09:13, Sat, Dec 9, ...

The far-right party Alternative for Germany, or AfD, was voted into Parliament for the first time, as the third-strongest party, draining support from the two main parties in a significant showing of voter anger over immigration and inequality. Ms. Merkel first tried to build a broad-based coalition with two smaller ...
Meanwhile, the right-wing Alternative for Germany, or AfD, gained 93 seats to become the third-largest party in parliament, taking most of its votes from the CDU and the SPD. In addition, the Free Democratic party, a traditionally liberal party dedicated to free markets with a minority euroskeptic faction, ...
The surging success of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) and the Alternative for Germany (AfD), with 26 and 13 percent of the vote, respectively, has made them both important political Actors and horrified observers. Thus does Germany's foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, call the AfD "real Nazis.
There are deep fears that the far-right Alternative for Germany party would be the main beneficiary of a new vote. Over the following week, Lindner steadfastly refused to rejoin talks as Merkel made her objections to running a minority government clear. That gave rise to speculation that Germany was ...

Thousands of mainly young people protested over the weekend in Hanover, Germany against the right-wing extremist Alternative for Germany (AfD) as it held its first party congress since gaining seats in parliament in September's federal election. While police estimated the number of demonstrators at ...
Germany's anti-Euro, Anti-Immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party appeared to take a lurch further to the right at the weekend. Party members elected a hardline nationalist as co-leader of the party and eschewing more moderate candidates. The AfD's first party congress since German elections in ...
Several people have been hurt in clashes between police and Anti-Fascist demonstrators in the city of Hannover. Protesters were trying to blockade the far-right Alternative for Germany's first conference since it entered parliament after September's elections. Once the delayed conference began, delegates ...
Alexander Gauland of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) speaks during his election speech as co-chairman during the AfD federal congress at the ... Members of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party elected a right-wing nationalist to be their co-leader on Saturday, signalling a ...
A nationalist party in Germany that won seats in parliament for the first time this year has a leadership race this weekend to fill a void created when its best-known figure abruptly quit. Alternative for Germany co-chair Frauke Petry quit the party, known as AfD, in September, accusing it of flirting with far-right ...
Germany's first lady of populism, Frauke Petry, pulled out all the stops to try and cut a more sympathetic figure on the first stop of her comeback tour since leaving the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in September. "Yes, we've made some mistakes," said Petry, trying hard to lean into a new, milder ...
In the German national election in September, the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD), succeeded in obtaining a seat in the German ...
The far-right and Anti-Immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, harnessing hostility toward foreigners, surged to third place in ...
A senior member of the Alternative for Germany party is accused of having produced anti-Semitic and racist videos for a radical far-right group.
Germany is in an unexpected political stalemate. This month, coalition talks among quarreling parties collapsed, leaving who will govern the ...
... a senior member of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AFD) party, in the village of Bornhagen, Germany. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters).

Germany is in an unprecedented political limbo - with coalition talks collapsing, the country may be headed into a snap election - with ...
... of the country's national holocaust memorial outside the home of one of the leaders of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party (AfD) as a ...
... conservative CDU/CSU bloc, largely due to the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), and must now build an unlikely alliance with ...
Mrs Merkel's conservatives - mindful of the electoral success of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), whose anti-immigrant rhetoric won it ...
Two MPs from the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) have seized the opportunity to provoke other parties. Thuringia's regional ...
The CSU though, have lost voters to the far-right Alternative for Germany, as German voters protested against the level of immigration that has ...
Alice Weidel, the leader of Germany's right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, has named late British Prime Minister Margaret ...
The Alternative for Germany managed to make its way into German parliament. But now, the right-wing populists are struggling to find ...
The first sitting on October 25 has already underscored that the political influence of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) faction goes far beyond ...
The newly elected German parliament got off to a turbulent start on Tuesday, as its first sitting saw the nationalist Alternative for Germany party ...
BERLIN -- German lawmakers opened the inaugural session of the new Parliament on Tuesday amid fears that the Alternative for Germany, ...
History: The right-wing nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD) has surged to prominence in the four years of its existence. Founded just five ...
Several thousand people have demonstrated against the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party days before they take their ...
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) came in third in last month's parliamentary elections and promises to raise its voice in the opposition.
The deputy leader of the right-wing nationalist Alternative for Germany party (AfD) Beatrix von Storch says that Islam is claiming political power ...
A senior member of Alternative for Germany, which has become the first openly nationalist party to enter the German Bundestag in more than ...
A protest in Frankfurt on Sunday against the right-wing Alternative for Germany. The party won 94 out of 709 seats in Parliament.
Just weeks after becoming the first German far-right party to enter parliament in over half a century, Alternative for Germany could also soon become the country's main opposition party. It's a scenario that most Germans and political parties had hoped to avoid, and one that initially seemed unlikely as ...
Alternative for Germany is now the third-largest party in Parliament. Our Interpreter columnist Amanda Taub shared lessons from a year of ...
A poster for Alternative for Germany (AfD) held by a marcher in the street reads "Unsere Land, Unsere Heimat." "Our Country, Our Home.".
Tillich's resignation comes just weeks after the CDU was trounced in Saxony by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the September 24 ...
Gauland's party, the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), had just won a historic victory in Germany's federal election. With 12.6 percent of ...
What's behind the Alternative for Germany's ballot box success? From Cologne to Dresden to Berlin, DW's WorldLink examines the phenomena ...
The Alternative for Germany's (AfD) success in last Sunday's election has given Bundestag members a problem none of them have dealt with ...
Jews should not fear the strong election showing by the Alternative for Germany, a leader of the populist far-right party said. "There is nothing in ...
The co-ruling Social Democrats (SPD) are polling at 20 percent, only 8 percent ahead of the right-wing, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany ...
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is now polling at between 8 percent and 11 percent and looks set to surpass the 5 percent threshold to gain ...
In this Aug. 29, 2017 photo supporters of the Alternative for Germany party hold posters "Merkel must go" and a flag "Our country, our homeland ...
And, finally, there is the spectre that haunts the German established political classes: the Alternative for Germany party, or AfD.
Amid the rising fortunes of the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in pre-election opinion polls, the party on Monday faced renewed ...
Frauke Petry looks at the party convention of Germany's nationalist party AfD (Alternative for Germany) in Cologne, Germany, April 22, 2017.
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is currently well above the five per cent margin required to win seats in Parliament, with a current standing of ...
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) candidate for the Bundestag, Germany's parliament, rails against Angela Merkel's refugee policies: "Who has ...


 

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