With parliamentary elections just around the corner, polls suggest the far-right AfD could finish as high as third place. However, many of the party's voters are reluctant to show their support in public. Now, the party's hoping to change that.
The Bundestag's new speaker, Wolfgang Schäuble, has asked lawmakers not to tweet during sessions. The call has been met with resistance and raised questions about social media's role in German politics.
Alternative for Germany's ethno-nationalists scored major victories with the election of Alexander Gauland and Jörg Meuthen as co-chairs. DW's Elizabeth Schumacher reports from Hanover.
Politicians from the far-right AfD could soon be represented on a board that oversees former Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. Survivor groups are appalled. But some observers say excluding the party could backfire.
Harris Media, a consultant that counts Donald Trump and Britain's right-wing UKIP party as its past clients, is working with Germany's populist AfD party as it seeks election success. A social media blitz is in store.
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