The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is now the biggest party in the eastern state of Saxony. Some supporters describe its capital Dresden as the center of resistance to Angela Merkel. Why has the party’s message resonated so well here?
The right-wing AfD has a stronghold in Germany's eastern-most state of Saxony, where Görlitz counts 1,000 refugees, 3,000 Poles and a majority of Germans who've lost their country of birth. What do they see as "Heimat"?
Anti-Turkish remarks by a far-right German politician have resulted a warning from his party, the Alternative for Germany (AfD). Andre Poggenburg also faces at least one potential hate speech prosecution.
Angela Merkel has won a fourth term, but official results have shown she'll have a "tough road" for coalition talks. While the CDU remains the largest party, the far-right AfD will be the third biggest political force.
Turks living in Germany have criticized insults made by a right-wing AfD politician in which he called them "camel drivers" and "fatherland-less riffraff." The Turkish community has threatened legal action.
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