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.
Polling stations have opened in Austria for snap parliamentary elections. A coalition of right-wing and far-right parties is expected after Sunday's vote, as Bernd Riegert reports from Vienna.
Sebastian Münzenmaier has received a suspended sentence for being an accessory to violence carried out by fans of second-division club Kaiserslautern. But he'll still be able to take up his seat in a parliament.
The far-right populist Freedom Party's strong showing in Sunday's election is a sign that it is fully established in Austria, says political scientist Heinz Gärtner of the University of Vienna.
The right-wing AfD was the strongest party in Germany's eastern state of Saxony in parliamentary elections last Sunday. DW's Daniel Pelz went to the city of Görlitz to find out how residents feel about the results.
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