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AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry reacts after her speech at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

AfD Leader Petry Forges Ties With Pro-Putin Politicians in Moscow

Frauke Petry, co-leader of the anti-mass migration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, visited several Russian allies of President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this week to forge ties with the Russian government. According to reports, Ms Petry visited several prominent politicians from the Russian

STUTTGART, GERMANY - APRIL 30: Anti-AFD demonstrators and police forces face near the AfD (Alternative fuer Deutschland) party's federal congress at the Stuttgart Congress Centre ICS on April 30, 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany. The AfD, a relative newcomer to the German political landscape, has emerged from Euro-sceptic conservatism towards a …

Massive Protests Expected at European Populist Conference

Massive protests are being expected ahead of the populist European Union Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) group’s conference in the German city of Koblenz this weekend. The ENF meeting will see many of the star politicians of the various

Lutz Bachmann, co-founder of Germany's xenophobic and anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the Occident) attends a rally on September 26, 2016 in Dresden. / AFP / dpa / Arno Burgi / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read ARNO BURGI/AFP/Getty Images)

PEGIDA’s Bachmann Salutes America, Invites AfD Leader Petry To Speak

Founder of the anti-Islamisation PEGIDA movement Lutz Bachmann has invited anti-mass migration Alternative for Germany (AfD) leader Frauke Petry to speak at one of the movement’s weekly rallies. Mr. Bachmann has also praised the election of President-elect Donald J. Trump

Frauke Petry (L), chairwoman of the anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD), and head of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) Heinz-Christian Strache toast with beer at Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze, in Grainau near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 10, 2016. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

European Populists Celebrate Trump Victory

The victory of President-Elect Donald Trump has sent shock waves through Europe as populist parties in Austria and Germany celebrate – while the establishment is far less enthusiastic.

BREMEN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 25: Cans of pepper spray stand on display in the shop window of a hunting and weapons store on February 25, 2016 in Bremen, Germany. Retailers across Germany have reported a surge in sales of self-defense means, including alarm pistols and pepper spray, since the New …

German Drug Store Stocks Pepper Spray Due To Soaring Demand

One of Germany’s largest drug stores is now carrying pepper spray after the company claimed there had been a large demand from the public for the product. German pharmacy DW is one of the largest in the country and their shops

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‘Patriotic Spring’: Populist Parties to Meet in Vienna

Next week the head of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) will meet with French Front National leader Marine Le Pen to celebrate a “Patriotic Spring” event near Vienna, along with representatives from other right wing European parties. It will be

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AfD’s Petry To Meet Le Pen At Front National Summit

Marine Le Pen’s Front National has invited Alternative for Germany (AfD) leader Frauke Petry to a summit in Paris, but some are critical of the move. There has been a push by Front National leader Marine Le Pen to forge

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Local Bigwigs Blame PEGIDA For Tourism Drop In Dresden

Tourism revenue is down in the city of Dresden and the local government blames the PEGIDA movement for scaring away potential visitors. The total number of overnight stays in the German city of Dresden have decreased in 2015 according to

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‘Germany’s Farage’ Becomes Leader Of Eurosceptic Alternative For Germany Party

Frauke Petry was yesterday elected undisputed leader of Germany’s eurosceptic party, Alternative for Germany (AfD). Winning 68 per cent of the vote of 3,500 members present at the AfD extraordinary congress in Essen she replaces the AfD co-founder and frontman, economics professor Bernd Lucke, signalling