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The Advocate
At Long Last, Change Is Coming for Caribbean Gayshad changed significantly. ALFA, the Aruban LGBT rights group, and Desiree Croe
At Long Last, Change Is Coming for Caribbean Gays
The Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
had changed significantly. ALFA, the Aruban LGBT rights group, and Desiree Croes, a lesbian member of Parliament from the Christian Democrats, the governing party on the island, invited me to Aruba to support their quest for legal recognition of... Read more
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DW
More than 800 attacks on German politicians so far this year |politicians particularly affected Götz Ulrich, a county commissioner for Chanc
More than 800 attacks on German politicians so far this year |
DW / Posted 18 hours ago
politicians particularly affected Götz Ulrich, a county commissioner for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), told the newspaper "Die Zeit" that he was physically assaulted by a member of the far-right NPD... Read more
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Swissinfo
Burka ban approved in first parliamentary chamberof Representatives all voted against the initiative, whereas Wobmann’s party su
Burka ban approved in first parliamentary chamber
Swissinfo / Posted 23 hours ago
of Representatives all voted against the initiative, whereas Wobmann’s party supported it. The more moderate Radicals and Christian Democrats split their votes, with most of the former party voting against the measure and most of the latter for... Read more
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dna
Germany's No 2 spy to become parliamentary watchdogon Tuesday, a move that could deepen criticism of proposed intelligence reforms
Germany's No 2 spy to become parliamentary watchdog
dna / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday, a move that could deepen criticism of proposed intelligence reforms. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats have agreed to name Mueller to the post, which is being created as part of a long-delayed reform of the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Germany's No.2 spy to become parliamentary watchdogon Tuesday, a move that could deepen criticism of proposed intelligence reforms
Germany's No.2 spy to become parliamentary watchdog
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday, a move that could deepen criticism of proposed intelligence reforms. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats have agreed to name Mueller to the post, which is being created as part of a long-delayed reform of the... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Tsdik Goy: A great and good womanthe party received the second-highest vote in Chancellor Merkel’s home region o
Tsdik Goy: A great and good woman
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
the party received the second-highest vote in Chancellor Merkel’s home region of Mecklenburg-Verpommern, ahead of her own Christian Democrats. The anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic leanings of the AfD have cause great and understandable angst among... Read more
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International Business Times
German far-right party told to expel 'lunatic' MPs over Nazi resurgence fearsleft-of-centre city of Berlin, grabbing support almost equally from Chancellor
German far-right party told to expel 'lunatic' MPs over Nazi resurgence fears
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
left-of-centre city of Berlin, grabbing support almost equally from Chancellor Angela Merkel's right-of-centre Christian Democrats and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD). The far-right party is on track to being the third largest... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Berlin Election Outcome Signals Merkel’s Tenuous Grip on ChancellorshipGROSSMAN: Thank you for inviting me. WILPERT: So, the election result in Berli
Berlin Election Outcome Signals Merkel’s Tenuous Grip on Chancellorship
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
GROSSMAN: Thank you for inviting me. WILPERT: So, the election result in Berlin is actually just the latest defeat for the Christian Democrats which are led by Chancellor Merkel. Because there have been a series of regional votes in Germany over... Read more
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DW
Is Germany's SPD signaling Left? |the opposition Left's parliamentary group leader. In ZDF's survey Friday, Merk
Is Germany's SPD signaling Left? |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
the opposition Left's parliamentary group leader. In ZDF's survey Friday, Merkel's conservative grouping, comprising her Christian Democrats (CDU) and allied Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) was on 33 percent, down two percent. Gabriel's... Read more
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The Age
After Brexit – taking back controlthrough which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many
After Brexit – taking back control
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
through which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many years to come." A supporter of the German Christian Democrats holds up a sign that reads: "Thanks Angie, keep going!" in reference to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.... Read more
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Canberra Times
After Brexit – taking back controlthrough which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many
After Brexit – taking back control
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
through which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many years to come." A supporter of the German Christian Democrats holds up a sign that reads: "Thanks Angie, keep going!" in reference to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.... Read more
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EuroNews
Interview with Jean-Yves Camusare in a particular situation because, as in Germany, Austria is governed by a
Interview with Jean-Yves Camus
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
are in a particular situation because, as in Germany, Austria is governed by a large coalition of Social Democrats and Christian Democrats – from the left to the right – and that’s basically this governing modality that some of their respective... Read more
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WA Today
After Brexit – taking back controlthrough which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many
After Brexit – taking back control
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
through which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many years to come." A supporter of the German Christian Democrats holds up a sign that reads: "Thanks Angie, keep going!" in reference to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
After Brexit – taking back controlthrough which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many
After Brexit – taking back control
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
through which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many years to come." A supporter of the German Christian Democrats holds up a sign that reads: "Thanks Angie, keep going!" in reference to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.... Read more
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DW
German Bundesrat approves law broadening rape definition |the case of foreigners, a sentence could lead to a quicker deportation. Saxony
German Bundesrat approves law broadening rape definition |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
the case of foreigners, a sentence could lead to a quicker deportation. Saxony's Justice Minister Sebastian Gemkow of the Christian Democrats (CDU) said that any opposition to the new law needed to be taken seriously, but that considering the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
After Brexit – taking back controlthrough which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many
After Brexit – taking back control
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
through which we can see this deeper divide that's going to be with us for many years to come." A supporter of the German Christian Democrats holds up a sign that reads: "Thanks Angie, keep going!" in reference to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.... Read more
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Salon.com
Poll puts German nationalist party at 16 pct, highest so farsince early last year. The survey, published Friday by public broadcaster ARD,
Poll puts German nationalist party at 16 pct, highest so far
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
since early last year. The survey, published Friday by public broadcaster ARD, puts support for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats at 32 percent, down 1 point. The Social Democrats were down a point at 22 percent. Merkel’s chief of... Read more
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FOX News
Poll Puts German Nationalist Party At 16 Pct, Highest So Farsince early last year. The survey, published Friday by public broadcaster ARD,
Poll Puts German Nationalist Party At 16 Pct, Highest So Far
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
since early last year. The survey, published Friday by public broadcaster ARD, puts support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats at 32 percent, down 1 point. The Social Democrats were down a point at 22 percent. Merkel's chief of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Schaeuble defends Bavarian ally in twist to German coalition rowBavarian sister party in the latest twist in a row over migrants that is damagi
Schaeuble defends Bavarian ally in twist to German coalition row
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
Bavarian sister party in the latest twist in a row over migrants that is damaging her re-election prospects. Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) have spent the last year locked in the dispute, which... Read more
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Reuters
Schaeuble defends Bavarian ally in twist to German coalition rowBavarian sister party in the latest twist in a row over migrants that is damagi
Schaeuble defends Bavarian ally in twist to German coalition row
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Bavarian sister party in the latest twist in a row over migrants that is damaging her re-election prospects. Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) have spent the last year locked in the dispute, which... Read more
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The New Statesman
New Times: Nick Pearce on why the left is haunted by the ghosts of the 1930sthese countries have produced populist insurgencies within the two leading part
New Times: Nick Pearce on why the left is haunted by the ghosts of the 1930s
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
these countries have produced populist insurgencies within the two leading parties, as well as outside them. In the US, the Democrats have absorbed this insurgency and managed it, while the Republicans have been convulsed. The converse is true in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Schaeuble defends Bavarian ally in twist to German coalition rowBavarian sister party in the latest twist in a row over migrants that is damagi
Schaeuble defends Bavarian ally in twist to German coalition row
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
Bavarian sister party in the latest twist in a row over migrants that is damaging her re-election prospects. Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) have spent the last year locked in the dispute, which... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Reports of opt-in option for NSW Safe Schools programafternoon's debate. He claimed the vast majority of parents and mainstream Aus
Reports of opt-in option for NSW Safe Schools program
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
afternoon's debate. He claimed the vast majority of parents and mainstream Australians shared the petitioners' views. The Christian Democrats, who hold the balance of power in the Upper House, are also opposed to the Safe Schools program. Rumours... Read more
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DW
Germany's Gabriel discusses Syria and EU sanctions with Russia's Putin |with Putin during the high-level talks. The SPD's conservative coalition partn
Germany's Gabriel discusses Syria and EU sanctions with Russia's Putin |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
with Putin during the high-level talks. The SPD's conservative coalition partners, Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Bavarian sister-party the Christian Social Union (CSU), criticized Gabriel's remarks.... Read more
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Reuters
German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with PutinMoscow than Merkel, who says Russia must do more to help the shaky Ukraine peac
German economy minister to discuss EU sanctions with Putin
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Moscow than Merkel, who says Russia must do more to help the shaky Ukraine peace process. The conservatives - Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU) - pushed back after Gabriel's... Read more
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Swissinfo
2015 migrant influx a one-off, border controls should stay - German ministerboosting the popularity of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) and ero
2015 migrant influx a one-off, border controls should stay - German minister
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
boosting the popularity of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) and eroding support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU). "We agree that in late summer and autumn last year we had a special situation," de Maiziere told... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
German minister says 2015 migrant influx was one-off, border controls should staywas speaking at a conference of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the Bavarian
German minister says 2015 migrant influx was one-off, border controls should stay
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
was speaking at a conference of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the Bavarian sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU). "This special situation shall not and will not be repeated and this will only happen with joint... Read more
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Reuters
German minister says 2015 migrant influx was one-off, border controls should staywas speaking at a conference of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the Bavarian
German minister says 2015 migrant influx was one-off, border controls should stay
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
was speaking at a conference of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the Bavarian sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU). "This special situation shall not and will not be repeated and this will only happen with joint... Read more
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Swissinfo
German minister says 2015 migrant influx was one-off, border controls should staywas speaking at a conference of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the Bavarian
German minister says 2015 migrant influx was one-off, border controls should stay
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
was speaking at a conference of the Christian Social Union (CSU) - the Bavarian sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU). "This special situation shall not and will not be repeated and this will only happen with joint... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
General debate: SP health policies attackedit depended on money from the garden gnomes. Halbe Zijlstra, of the VVD ruling
General debate: SP health policies attacked
DutchNews.nl / Posted 7 days ago
it depended on money from the garden gnomes. Halbe Zijlstra, of the VVD ruling party, accused him of making healthcare more expensive per person and CDA Christian Democrats leader Sybrand Buma challenged him to produce figures not ‘vague... Read more
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Quartz
In a rare show of regret, Angela Merkel admits she lost control of Germany’s refugee crisiscancelled her trip to the UN General Assembly this week to tackle the growing c
In a rare show of regret, Angela Merkel admits she lost control of Germany’s refugee crisis
Quartz / Posted 7 days ago
cancelled her trip to the UN General Assembly this week to tackle the growing crisis at home, after her party, the Christian Democrats (CDU), took a drubbing in the Berlin state election on Sunday. Weeks after the party secured only 14% of... Read more
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dna
Rueful Angela Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeatstriking a conciliatory tone and taking some blame for her party's drubbing in
Rueful Angela Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeat
dna / Posted 8 days ago
striking a conciliatory tone and taking some blame for her party's drubbing in a Berlin city vote on Sunday. Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks in Sunday's vote in the capital, slumping to... Read more
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The Hindu
Merkel's party suffers defeat in Berlin pollselection by railing against her liberal refugee policy. It was the fifth regio
Merkel's party suffers defeat in Berlin polls
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
election by railing against her liberal refugee policy. It was the fifth regional poll in a row showing losses for the Christian Democrats (CDU). Analysts said the drubbing would force Ms. Merkel, widely seen as Europe’s most influential... Read more
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Raw Story
Rueful Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeatstriking a conciliatory tone and taking some blame for her party’s drubbing in
Rueful Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeat
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
striking a conciliatory tone and taking some blame for her party’s drubbing in a Berlin city vote on Sunday. Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks in Sunday’s vote in the capital, slumping to... Read more
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EuroNews
Germany: Mea Culpa from Merkel on migrants after election drubbingGerman leader Angela Merkel faced the press on Monday after her conservative Ch
Germany: Mea Culpa from Merkel on migrants after election drubbing
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
German leader Angela Merkel faced the press on Monday after her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their worst ever result in Berlin, at local elections, in the latest sign of a backlash against her open door migrant policy. Declining... Read more
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Breitbart
Populist Surge In Berlin Vote Piles Pressure On Merkelgovernment in the capital, Germany’s biggest city. It was the fifth regional p
Populist Surge In Berlin Vote Piles Pressure On Merkel
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
government in the capital, Germany’s biggest city. It was the fifth regional poll in a row showing losses for the Christian Democrats that Merkel will have to answer for, as voter angst over the arrival of one million refugees and migrants... Read more
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The China Post
Populist surge in Berlin vote piles pressure on Merkelcoalition government in the capital, Germany's biggest city. It was the fifth r
Populist surge in Berlin vote piles pressure on Merkel
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
coalition government in the capital, Germany's biggest city. It was the fifth regional poll in a row showing losses for the Christian Democrats (CDU) that Merkel will have to answer for, as voter angst over the arrival of one million refugees and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Rueful Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeatMerkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their second electoral blow in two
Rueful Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeat
Bdnews24.com / Posted 8 days ago
Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks in Sunday's vote in the capital, slumping to their lowest level since 1990 in the state election in which voters rejected her open-door refugee policy. "I take my... Read more
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Namibia Economist
German politics is turning into a six-party systemwith 21.6% of the vote—scored the worst of any first-place finish in post-war G
German politics is turning into a six-party system
Namibia Economist / Posted 8 days ago
with 21.6% of the vote—scored the worst of any first-place finish in post-war German history. Their coalition partners, the Christian Democrats (Mrs Merkel’s party), also lost ground and finished with 17.6%, their lowest result in Berlin ever. The... Read more
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FOX News
Merkel's Party Loses Support In Berlin State Electionnotoriously inefficient bureaucracy and issues such as years of delays in openi
Merkel's Party Loses Support In Berlin State Election
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
notoriously inefficient bureaucracy and issues such as years of delays in opening its new airport. Peter Tauber, the Christian Democrats' general secretary, blamed Social Democratic Mayor Michael Mueller for turning voters against the two... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
German elections: AfD surge at expense of Angela Merkel a sign of the 'return of the Nazis'German reunification. It is the 10th state legislature in Germany in which the
German elections: AfD surge at expense of Angela Merkel a sign of the 'return of the Nazis'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
German reunification. It is the 10th state legislature in Germany in which the party has now won at least one seat. The Christian Democrats (CDU) polled just 17.5 per cent of the vote, a major blow to Ms Merkel’s party and an indication of the... Read more
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express
Broken Germany: How Merkel’s wooing of migrants has allowed far-right back12.2 percent of the vote, will enter its tenth regional assembly of the country
Broken Germany: How Merkel’s wooing of migrants has allowed far-right back
express / Posted 9 days ago
12.2 percent of the vote, will enter its tenth regional assembly of the country's 16 states. Projections put Mrs Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) on 18 percent, down from 23.3 percent in the last election in Berlin in 2011.Related articles The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Merkel admits mistakes as anti-migrant party surges in Berlinsaid. Merkel, who has been in office since 2005, was speaking to reporters aft
Merkel admits mistakes as anti-migrant party surges in Berlin
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
said. Merkel, who has been in office since 2005, was speaking to reporters after a dismal showing for her conservative Christian Democrats in Berlin state elections Sunday, two weeks after a drubbing for the party in another regional poll. In... Read more
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Swissinfo
Rueful Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeatstriking a conciliatory tone and taking some blame for her party's drubbing in
Rueful Merkel takes blame for Berlin defeat
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
striking a conciliatory tone and taking some blame for her party's drubbing in a Berlin city vote on Sunday. Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks in Sunday's vote in the capital, slumping to... Read more
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DW
Press: Berlin election about defeat for Merkel - and more |previously won an election with a similarly poor result…(But) the result will h
Press: Berlin election about defeat for Merkel - and more |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
previously won an election with a similarly poor result…(But) the result will hurt Merkel's CDU most. After defeats for the Christian Democrats in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Rhineland-Westphalia and Baden-Württemberg, the Berlin result is the fourth... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Analysis: Merkel’s Party Losing Badly as Social Democrats, Anti-Immigrant AfD Win Berlin State VoteWall Street Journal, the AfD, who score as high as 15% in national polls, took
Analysis: Merkel’s Party Losing Badly as Social Democrats, Anti-Immigrant AfD Win Berlin State Vote
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 days ago
Wall Street Journal, the AfD, who score as high as 15% in national polls, took 20.8% of the vote and finished ahead of the Christian Democrats in the state election in the northeast region of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania two weeks ago. Incidentally,... Read more
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Daily Record
Angela Merkel under threat after losing support to anti-immigrant partyMerkel's right-left national coalition had to win back support by changing cour
Angela Merkel under threat after losing support to anti-immigrant party
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Merkel's right-left national coalition had to win back support by changing course on its immigration policy. Merkel's Christian Democrats were routed in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern two weeks ago, triggering calls from the CSU... Read more
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asianage
Populist surge in Berlin vote piles pressure on Angela MerkelIt was the fifth regional poll in a row showing losses for the Christian Democr
Populist surge in Berlin vote piles pressure on Angela Merkel
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
It was the fifth regional poll in a row showing losses for the Christian Democrats that Merkel will have to answer for. Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party on Monday digested another stinging poll loss, in Berlin state elections, and the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Three-way coalition likely in Berlin after state electionsA woman applies make-up to the top candidates of the Christian Democrats, Frank
Three-way coalition likely in Berlin after state elections
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
A woman applies make-up to the top candidates of the Christian Democrats, Frank Henkel, left, and Social Democrats, Mayor Michael Mueller, before a TV appearance after the state elections in the German capital Berlin Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (Michel... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Populist surge in Berlin vote piles pressure on Merkelgovernment in the capital, Germany's biggest city. It was the fifth regional p
Populist surge in Berlin vote piles pressure on Merkel
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
government in the capital, Germany's biggest city. It was the fifth regional poll in a row showing losses for the Christian Democrats that Merkel will have to answer for, as voter angst over the arrival of one million refugees and migrants... Read more
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