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Montevideo, July 18th 2019 - 07:00 UTC

Tag: Alternative fur Deutschaland, (AfD)

  • Tuesday, October 10th 2017 - 02:32 UTC

    Angela Merkel agrees to an immigration cap as part of her talks to form a coalition

    CSU leader and Bavarian premier, Horst Seehofer, has called for migrant numbers to be restricted to 200,000 a year after Mrs. Merkel allowed in 1.3 million

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has agreed an immigration policy with its sister party, media reports say. The breakthrough in talks with the Christian Social Union (CSU) would overcome a major hurdle as Mrs. Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) seek to form a coalition government.

  • Wednesday, September 27th 2017 - 07:39 UTC

    Germany's (neo-fascist) protest vote fuelled by extended income gap

     Looking closely, the AfD’s support was strongest in the same parts of the country that voted strongly for the Nazis in the 1933 election that brought Hitler to power.

    By Gwynne Dyer - Angela Merkel’s slogan in her campaign for a fourth term as Chancellor was terminally bland and smug – “For a Germany in which we live well and love living” – but it did the job, sort of. Her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is back as the largest party, so Merkel gets to form the next coalition government. But the neo-fascists are now in the Bundestag (parliament) too, for the first time since the collapse of Nazi Germany.

  • Friday, September 20th 2013 - 19:43 UTC

    Germany’s anti-Euro party could force a ‘grand-coalition’ after Sunday’s election

    “Mutti” Merkek has 38% support but the ‘imprudent’ Mediterranean EU partners also vote indirectly in the AfD

    German voters will go to the polls this Sunday in a national election whose outcome could change the future of Germany and the Euro zone. According to the latest polls, Merkel's conservative lead has narrowed ahead of the vote on Sunday. Merkel and her conservative CDU/CSU coalition would receive 38% of the vote, an INSA poll showed on Thursday.