The AfD "Alternative for Germany" is a German euroskeptic and right-wing party, which was founded in 2013.
The AfD has been accused of appealing to right-wing extremist voters on issues such as immigration. Following the influx of refugees in 2015 the party has seen a marked success in regional and European elections. This is a collection of DW's content on the AfD party.
The AfD has changed its press registration form for the party's congress in Hanover following a controversial attempt to access "special data" from journalists — including information on political views and ethnicity.
The large gains of the far-right populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in the nation's recent elections has led to much talk about the need to prevent history from being repeated. How do we balance the past with the present? WorldLink columnist Tamsin Walker went to Berlin's old Jewish quarter to look for some answers.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office and the next task of building a coalition is already proving interesting. Here's a look at Germany's political parties: who they are and what they want.