Alternative für Deutschland (AfD)

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Sahra Wagenknecht: heroine of German left could become ally of far right
Die Linke politician is receiving overtures from rightwing AfD and is rumoured to be planning a breakaway party

Kate Connolly in Berlin

29, Dec, 2022 @9:03 AM

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In Germany, the tweedy prince is just the latest in a long line of failed putsches | Simon Tisdall
Heinrich and his cronies seem unlikely insurrectionists but their connections run back to Bismarck’s time

Simon Tisdall

11, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Reichsbürger plot: sinister plan to overthrow the German state or just a rag-tag revolution?
The strange tale of a right-wing plot in Germany highlights the extremist threat the country faces

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

10, Dec, 2022 @4:43 PM

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World leaders promise vigilance on human rights as far right win in Italy
France and US among nations to warn over Giorgia Meloni’s commitment to abortion and LGBT+ rights, while rightwing politicians express delight

Sam Jones in Madrid, Kate Connolly in Berlin, Kim Willsher in Paris, Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo, Helena Smith in Athens and Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

26, Sep, 2022 @10:23 AM

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Far-right German politicians accused of pro-Putin ‘propaganda trip’
Five AfD politicians currently in Russia and planning to travel to occupied Donbas in eastern Ukraine

Kate Connolly in Berlin

20, Sep, 2022 @2:49 PM

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The populist right is regretting its encouragement of Covid conspiracists | Paolo Gerbaudo
Extremists are being pitted against moderate centre-right voters in the next chapter of the culture wars, says academic and author Paolo Gerbaudo

Paolo Gerbaudo

20, Oct, 2021 @10:26 AM

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The Guardian view on the German election results: negotiating a new era | Editorial
Editorial: An SPD-led coalition would be in the country’s best interests, but after a knife-edge result, there is no guarantee one will emerge

Editorial

27, Sep, 2021 @5:31 PM

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Germany election: far-right AfD loses status as main opposition
Party that entered German parliament in 2017 drops about 2% nationally despite performing strongly in east

Kate Connolly in Berlin

27, Sep, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Angela Merkel’s CDU beats far right in crucial German state election
Conservative win in Saxony-Anhalt seen as last big test ahead of national election in September

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

07, Jun, 2021 @1:13 AM

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German CDU leader says ‘firewall’ against far right will hold firm
Armin Laschet, who hopes to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor, rules out cooperation with AfD

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

01, Jun, 2021 @1:11 PM

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The Guardian view on the CDU after Merkel: a fork in the road | Editorial
Editorial: This week’s election of a new leader could see Europe’s most successful political party take a rightward turn

Editorial

10, Jan, 2021 @6:25 PM

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Suspended AfD politician's 'friendly' punch put colleague in hospital
Andreas Kalbitz under investigation for reportedly rupturing colleague’s spleen

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

18, Aug, 2020 @1:48 PM

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