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A television experiment reveals how close Germany’s right-wing AfD has moved to Nazi language.

Huge relief for Germany’s coalition parties: the AfD did not come first in Saxony or Brandenburg.

The much-heralded far-right alliance of Marine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini isn’t much different from the alliance they’ve already had.

The far-right AfD has gained ever more popularity since its breakthrough in 2017. The party’s rise has been aided by German media and politics, …

Why right-wing extremism is particularly strong in Saxony.

In her first-ever appearance in a Bundestag question-and-answer session, Angela Merkel didn’t break a sweat.

The right-wing populist Alternative für Deutschland, or AfD,  has struck a more moderate tone in Germany’s parliament than expected. But there is still plenty …

Few East Germans hold key positions in Germany’s institutions.

The German election outcome signals a return to less consensual politics – which is no bad thing.

The populist AfD once polled in the double digits. The party’s support has waned, but not enough to stop it from entering the Bundestag.

Frauke Petry, leader of the Alternative für Deutschland party, has lost out to the radicals.

Germany’s anti-immigration Alternative für Deutschland is moving into neo-Nazi territory.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel needs a European solution for the refugee crisis more than ever.

Egged on by the populist AfD party, Germany’s chauvinist-xenophobes are becoming ever more uninhibited.

The right-wing AfD has shown itself a force to be reckoned with.

Why the regional elections of March 13 signal a shift in Germany’s political landscape.