Protests broke out in several cities across Germany against the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany. The AfD became the first far-right party to enter parliament for at least six decades.
Criticizing Berlin's Berghain club as a place that enables sex, drugs and sleep-deprived partying, an AfD councilwoman proposed closing it. Following a backlash, the party distanced itself and said it stopped the plan.
The right-wing AfD has a stronghold in Germany's eastern-most state of Saxony, where Görlitz counts 1,000 refugees, 3,000 Poles and a majority of Germans who've lost their country of birth. What do they see as "Heimat"?
Germany's oldest party is set to elect its first female leader. Despite opinion poll skepticism, lead candidate Andrea Nahles is confident she can turn the Social Democrats' ailing electoral fortunes around.
German passports carried by alleged jihadis should be confiscated, according to a hardliner inside Germany's Interior Ministry. Depriving a German of citizenship is prohibited under Germany's post-war constitution.
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