Germany's AfD is experiencing a surge in popularity as it takes advantage of the refugee crisis. Originally a Eurosceptic party, AfD has developed into a vociferous anti-immigration party
Nearly three decades after reunification, economic and cultural divisions between eastern and western Germany live on. The former leader of the far-right AfD has told DW the party is using those rifts to its advantage.
Angela Merkel has told WEF delegates at Davos that her government would get right-wing populism "under control, but it is a poison." The chancellor insisted that protectionism would not answer the world's problems.
The politicians from the opposition AfD shared their impressions of the war-torn country after returning from a controversial trip. They reiterated their stance that Syrian refugees in Germany should be sent back.
Jewish groups warn against anti-Semitism among Germany's Muslim migrants while others say it's racist to overstate the problem. DW's Jefferson Chase explored the issue at a special open media day in Berlin.
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