Why Merkel rightly lost - Cosmopolis

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rightly suffered a terrible defeat in the 2017 German federal election (article in German). Nevertheless, she can most likely stay in office as head of Germany's next coalition government, which will most likely ...

Right-Wing Parties: Who Supports Them and Why - Sputnik International

Support for right-wing parties is far more widespread than one could have expected, a Quartz observer wrote, commenting on the rising popularity of populist movements in Europe and the US. The recent success of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party ...

Germany's Greens party willing to explore Jamaica talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU and the FDP - Deutsche Welle

The Greens have voted unanimously to approve exploratory negotiations to form Germany's next government with Chancellor Merkel's CDU/CSU and the laissez-faire Free Democrats. Talks could start by the end of October. Simone Peter. The Greens ...

Europe's war of the nationalists picks up steam - Saudi Gazette

The defeat of ultra-nationalist parties in the Netherlands and in France earlier this year gave European leaders the sense that fear of a far-right surge had, after all, been misplaced. As it turns out, it was the relief that was misplaced. Europe ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told by allies to listen to the wishes of nationalist voters - City A.M.

Oliver Gill is a City A.M. reporter, you can contact him on oliver.gill@cityam.c [..] Show more. Follow Oliver. ESTONIA-EU-SUMMIT-DIGITAL. Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU party lost ground in last Sunday's general election (Source: Getty). Oliver Gill. German ...

Merkel allies fret over former East Germany's rightward shift - Reuters Canada

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections reacts at the final election rally in Munich, Germany. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle. BERLIN (Reuters) - The premiers of two ...

AfD 'Channeling People's Discontent': Possible Reasons Behind Party Success - Sputnik International

The 2017 German federal elections brought the first representation of a right-wing party to Berlin since World War II, with the Alternative for Germany (AfD) taking nearly 100 seats in the Bundestag. The academic community is struggling to explain the ...

Mercurial Win for Markel - The Day After

Chancellor Angela Merkel, the real force behind the continuation of EU, clinched a fourth term in Germany's election last fortnight, but her victory was clouded by the hard-right AfD party winning its first seats in parliament. Merkel, who after 12 ...

German election, the day after: Angela Merkel leaves door open for SPD coalition talks – live updates - DeathRattleSports.com

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. Deutschland Bundestagswahl ...