Support for Germany’s anti-immigrant party, the AfD, has sunk to 11 percent, down from 16 percent last summer. Infighting and the emergence of popular left-wing candidate Martin Schulz are thought to be the driving forces behind the downward trend.
Germany's Social Democrats face a dilemma. Should they form another grand coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives? Many in the party are skeptical. A conference in Berlin is supposed to provide answers.
Germany decides in less than a month whether to give German chancellor Angela Merkel one more term. The latest poll puts the CDU ahead - and sees the right-wing AfD as the third largest political force.
Petry, ex-co-chair of the far-right AfD, plans to form a new grouping at regional and federal levels. Petry, who quit the party after its election upswing last week, also worked to distance herself from Islamophobia.
AfD co-chair Frauke Petry shocked her party colleagues by saying she won't join their parliamentary group in the Bundestag. The SPD's Martin Schulz repeated that he wants to go into opposition. Read all the updates here.
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