The Deutschland Trend poll has revealed that the German population is at odds with its government. The survey, which was conducted by German public broadcaster ARD, asked some 1500 respondents about their political views.
As Germany grapples with an unprecedented political scenario, Germany's oldest party, the Social Democrats, finds itself at the center of attention. Could it, indeed, would it, come to the country's rescue?
The Christian Democrat premier of Saxony, Stanislaw Tillich, has resigned after an embarrassing showing by his party in last month's general election. The party came second to the far-right Alternative for Germany.
Although fake news stories did not make an impact on Germany's election the hype — and fear — of them left an impression. One that many Germans are having a hard time getting out of their heads.
Germans are voting in a nationwide election that is expected to deliver a fourth term to Chancellor Angela Merkel. It is also expected to see the right-wing populist AfD party enter parliament for the first time.
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