Residents of Bitterfeld discuss their city’s record support of the right-wing populist party Alternative for Germany (AfD). Unemployment and social change play a role in the shift to the right, but not everyone is of the same bent.
Bavarian conservatives face a historic low result in next month's regional election. But in the short term, a bad result could actually benefit Germany's leading conservative politician, Angela Merkel. DW explains why.
A recent series of far-right protests made headlines around the world and fueled concern over increasing racism and xenophobia in Germany. DW examines the individuals who helped to organize these rallies.
German media have criticized Angela Merkel's government for promoting Hans-Georg Maassen to a deputy minister role. A number of editorials pointed out that the biggest winner will likely be Germany's far-right AfD.
Police say rival rallies in the eastern German city of Chemnitz on Saturday led to several casualties, including three security personnel. Some 11,000 people took part in far-right rallies and counterdemonstrations.
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