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Germany’s AfD Populists on Course to Enter Parliament

PFORZHEIM, Germany (AP) — A nationalist party that wants Germany to close its borders to migrants, leave Europe’s common currency and end sanctions against Russia is predicted to enter Parliament for the first time this month, propelled by voters’ anger at Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to let over a million refugees into the country since 2015.

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Yahoo! News Gives Antifa Glowing Profile

Yahoo! News followed up the weekend’s violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, with an uncritical portrayal of one of the groups most deeply involved: violent left-wing “anti-fascist” street gangs, collectively known as Antifa.

Former EU President Could Be On Course To Dethrone Merkel

Opinion polls indicate that Martin Schulz, the former President of the European Parliament who has been selected as the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate for the German chancellorship, may be set to end Angela Merkel’s almost twelve-year reign. Opinion polls

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AfD Leader’s Car Torched In Suspected Arson Attack

The car belonging to Frauke Petry, leader of the anti-mass immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, was set alight last night in what is believed to be an arson attack. Police in Leipzig have ruled out an technical defect as

Merkel Urges Establishment Parties To Fight AfD

Chancellor Angela Merkel hit back at critics of her open-door migrant policy on Wednesday after her conservative CDU party was humiliated in a regional vote, urging all parties to fight the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) with facts.

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Analysts: EU Referendum To Boost Populism Across Europe

Morgan Stanley analysts have said whatever its result, the UK’s referendum will likely boost populism across Europe. Analysts from the financial services corporation have argued that a vote to leave the European Union (EU) will embolden populist parties. They cautioned that

POESSNECK, GERMANY - MARCH 28: A protester waves a flag of the Antifa, or Antifaschistische Aktion ('anti-fascist action') as demostrators march past the 'Schuetzenhaus,' literally 'Clubhouse,' during an anti-Nazi rally on March 28, 2009 in Poessneck, Germany.

Leftist Extremists Incite Violence Against AfD Member

Left-wing extremists have put up chilling posters labelling an Alternative for Germany (AfD) member a “Nazi” and calling for action against her. Her address and photographs of her with her young daughter have been printed on the flyer. In Wilhelmsburg