The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party has proposed a law aimed at permanently banning refugees from bringing their close relatives to join them in Germany. The move sparked a fiery debate in the German parliament.
Professed Christians within Germany's far-right AfD disqualify themselves if they utter racist views, according to Hanover's Protestant bishop. Still, dialogue, although risky, must be kept open, Ralf Meister says.
German MPs have held a tense debate in the Bundestag in the aftermath of far-right protests in eastern Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel's immigration policies and the national budget were also in the spotlight.
The possibility of German troops joining airstrikes in Syria if chemical weapons are used is causing a rift in Angela Merkel's government. The conflict has reached the Bundestag — and the statements are getting stronger.
DW reporter Ben Knight covered the recent right-wing demos in Chemnitz and Köthen, and had many exhausting conversations with far-right demonstrators. Should he have called them all Nazis?
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