Annegert Kramp-Karrenbauer has given up her post as Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and is no longer seen as a favourite for Germany’s chancellorship after a political scandal in Thuringia.
Germany’s media outlets confess contribution to the rise of the AfD. The question is what they have gained from it and, their reports on Muslims, migrants and refugees.
The Alternative for Germany is using centuries-old imagery of Muslim men molesting European women to get votes for the upcoming parliamentary election.
How little-known German activists like Julia Hubner are taking on the AfD and countering the xenophobic campaigns of the far-right group.
Eurocentric populist parties may have failed to actually clinch a victory in national elections, but at the ballot boxes, 2017 has proven a bumper year for the region's far-right.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's party seeks decisive victory in North Rhine-Westphalia, a bellwether state, against centre-left Social Democratic Party, four months before the national elections.
Far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party members back election manifesto which calls for ban on Islamic symbols from German society.
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