Alternative for Germany

Pressure grows on German spy chief over Chemnitz protests

Merkel on Thursday accused the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party of using violent protests over the Chemnitz stabbing to stir up ethnic tension.

By REUTERS
08/09/2018
German city hit by far-right violence braces for rival protests

After the fatal stabbing in Chemnitz, its leaders said the violent riots that followed were understandable.

By REUTERS
01/09/2018
Bjoern Hoecke of right-wing Alternative for Germany stands outside a former Nazi concentration camp
Germany's AfD decides not to expel critic of Holocaust memorial

Bjoern Hoecke criticized the memorial in Berlin to victims of the Nazi Holocaust as a "monument of shame."

By REUTERS
09/05/2018
Who could wield the knife? Scenarios for a Merkel exit

"It is clear to everyone that the chancellor is going into her last term."

By REUTERS
12/02/2018
Alexander Gauland, top candidate of the anti-immigration party Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD)
Former Mossad agent praises German nationalist ultra-right party AfD

"The AfD is a great hope for many people, not only in Germany but also for us in Israel and in many Western countries."

Angela Merkel
Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Failure to form a government in Europe's largest economy could have implications for everything from euro zone reforms to relations with post-Brexit Britain.

By REUTERS
20/11/2017
Israeli PM Netanyahu and German Chancellor Merkel address a news conference
Merkel to Netanyahu: Talks with Israel will be held when government forms

In a stab at the AfD, Netanyahu calls on Germany to strengthen elements owning up to responsibility for the past.

26/09/2017
Demonstrators protest the anti-immigration party Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) after elections
Not the return of Nazi Germany, but a cause for concern

The passage of time and the frail human memory gradually diminish the impact of the Holocaust on arresting racist, xenophobic and antisemitic ideas and movements in Europe and elsewhere.

26/09/2017
Split in German far right; co-leader storms out of news conference

Frauke Petry, who was long considered the AfD's most recognizable face, said she would take up her seat but would not be part of AfD's parliamentary group.

By REUTERS
25/09/2017
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