A party congress has elected a right-wing nationalist Alexander Gauland to be the co-leader of anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.
Police clash with protesters trying to block access to the Alternative for Germany's (AfD) gathering in Hannover to vote for a new leader.
Anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany picks right-wing Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel for September polls. The move came after the party rejected its best-known politician Frauke Petry's appeal to adopt a moderate-sounding plan.
German SPD chief Gabriel makes way for Martin Schulz to run against Angela Merkel in a surprise move aimed at boosting SPD in the upcoming Sept. 24 German election.
Rifts in Germany's far-wing party emerged after anti-Semitic remarks by a lawmaker. According to a newspaper report, AfD's co-leader Petry wanted to make a bid for sole party leadership.
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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