Future coalitions in Germany to be ‘more fragile than ever before’, says AfD

By |september 3rd, 2019|Alternative for Germany, Brandenburg, coalition talks, far right, German grand coalition, German Greens, German state elections, Germany, Jörg Meuthen, News, Sachsen, Saxony|

Elections in Saxony and Brandenburg have changed the balance of power in these states. The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has recorded significant gains, while the more traditional parties (CDU and SPD) continue losing ground. EURACTIV Germany...

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Far-right AfD falls short of first place in both German state elections

By |september 1st, 2019|Alternative for Germany, Brandenburg, CDU, Die Linke, Eastern Germany, Germany, News, Saxony, Social Democrats SPD, State elections|

Right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) achieved historical gains in state elections in Saxony and Brandenburg but Chancellor Merkel’s CDU and its coalition partner SPD remain strongest political parties allowing current grand coalition to hold on until 2021.

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German AfD: Decision to monitor party ‘bizarre’, lacks substance

By |januar 16th, 2019|Alexander Gauland, Alice Weidel, Alternative for Germany, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Björn Höcke, Der Flügel, Junge Alternative, News, Verfassungsschutz|

The German intelligence service is keeping an eye on comments made by AfD politicians from now on. The party is to be examined for comptemtuos behaviour. It is now up to the party whether it will be observed. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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AfD party congress: Back to a ‘Europe of nations’

By |januar 14th, 2019|2019 European elections, Alexander Gauland, Alternative for Germany, Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), European Parliament, Jörg Meuthen, News, party congress, right-wing populism|

At a party congress, the leaders of the far-right AfD (‘Alternative for Germany’) adopted a manifesto calling for changes in the EU, ranging from the abolition of the European Parliament to Germany leaving the eurozone and the common EU security and foreign policy. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German far right will campaign for ‘Dexit’ if demands are not met

By |januar 14th, 2019|AfD, Alternative for Germany, Brexit, far right, Germany, News|

As the British parliament prepares for a crucial Brexit vote Tuesday (15 January), Germany's far right voted Sunday to break a national taboo by campaigning to quit the European Union if its demand for reforms within the bloc are not met.

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Géraldine Schwarz: ‘My grandmother was fascinated by Hitler’

By |november 30th, 2018|AfD, Alternative for Germany, Antonio Tajani, Austria, Croatia, European Book Prize, European Parliament, fascism, Freedom Party of Austria, Germany, history, memory, Netherlands, News, Pétain, Second World War|

Understanding the history of average people during the Second World War fills in the gaps in collective memory, which are often exploited by the far right in Europe. This is the argument made by Les Amnésiques (“The Amnesiacs”), which was awarded the 2018 European Book Prize and reads like a novel. EURACTIV France reports.    

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AfD demonstrators outnumbered by opponents in Berlin

By |maj 28th, 2018|AfD, Alternative for Germany, Angela Merkel, anti-EU, anti-Muslim, European elections 2019, far right, german elections, Germany, grand coalition, neo-Nazi, News|

Some 5,000 supporters of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) marched through the streets of Berlin on Sunday (27 May), but they were heavily outnumbered by anti-AfD demonstrations.

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Germany’s far-right enters parliament amid fears and protests

By |oktober 24th, 2017|AfD, Alternative for Germany, Angela Merkel, Bundestag, far right, german elections, islamophobe, nationalism, Nazism, neo-Nazism, News, populism, Racism, Wolfgang Schäuble|

Almost a hundred far-right MPs make their debut in the German Bundestag on Tuesday (24 October), where they plan to give Chancellor Angela Merkel a hard time in a display of nationalism unseen since 1945. EURACTIV’s partner Ouest-France reports.

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Merkel’s CDU wins with dramatic downturn, far-right AfD enters Bundestag

By |september 24th, 2017|Alternative for Germany, Alternative für Deutschland, Angela Merkel, FDP, german elections, German elections 2017, Germany, Green Party, Martin Schulz, News|

Chancellor Angela Merkel secured her fourth term in office in Sunday’s (24 September) parliamentary election but her Christian Democratic Union picked up far fewer votes than expected, complicating the future coalition talks, and the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD ) made a historic breakthrough by winning Bundestag seats.

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Merkel’s party triumphs in northern Germany vote

By |maj 8th, 2017|Alternative for Germany, Angela Merkel, Germany, Martin Schulz, News, refugee crisis|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) secured a strong win yesterday (7 May) in state polls in northern Germany, giving a boost to her bid to retain power in national elections in September.

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