Today on The Day, the political party winning votes with every new terror alert - the Alternative for Germany (AfD). But what kind of alternative? DW's Brent Goff puts that question to one of the party's leaders, Alexander Gauland.
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.
Despite unprecedented success in September's Bundestag elections, the far-right Alternative for Germany is falling apart in the regions. Twenty-six state representatives have followed Frauke Petry in quitting the party.
The disenchanted Christian Democrat and the business-savvy political novice. How Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, respectively, became the far-right nationalist candidates in Germany's election.
Alexander Gauland is one of two candidates leading the far-right, nationalist AfD into Germany's federal election this September - and he's known for his controversial, headline-grabbing statements.
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