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Canberra Times
Fascists take power in Austria. Could they do the same in Australia?politics of the party, which was founded in just 2013 to oppose the European Un
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
politics of the party, which was founded in just 2013 to oppose the European Union. The party's most prominent figure is Alexander Gauland, for many years a member of the "steel helmet" racist and nationalist current in Chancellor Angela Merkel's... Read more
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The Age
Fascists take power in Austria. Could they do the same in Australia?politics of the party, which was founded in just 2013 to oppose the European Un
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
politics of the party, which was founded in just 2013 to oppose the European Union. The party's most prominent figure is Alexander Gauland, for many years a member of the "steel helmet" racist and nationalist current in Chancellor Angela Merkel's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fascists take power in Austria. Could they do the same in Australia?politics of the party, which was founded in just 2013 to oppose the European Un
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
politics of the party, which was founded in just 2013 to oppose the European Union. The party's most prominent figure is Alexander Gauland, for many years a member of the "steel helmet" racist and nationalist current in Chancellor Angela Merkel's... Read more
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The Washington Times
Frauke Petry quits AfD, party experiences difficulty after electral success in Germanyin the heart of the capital.” Ms. Petry and others failed to oust Mr. Hoecke fr
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
in the heart of the capital.” Ms. Petry and others failed to oust Mr. Hoecke from the party’s ranks. Current AfD leader Alexander Gauland and other embrace him. “Petry stepping out straight away after the biggest success of the party shows that... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The 'Very Different' Leaders Of Germany's Far-Right AfD Partycame in third in last month's parliamentary elections and promises to raise its
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
came in third in last month's parliamentary elections and promises to raise its voice in the opposition. Alice Weidel and Alexander Gauland took the reins of the populist, anti-immigrant party after internal disputes led to the resignation of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The 'Very Different' Leaders Of Germany's Far-Right AfD Partycame in third in last month's parliamentary elections and promises to raise its
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
came in third in last month's parliamentary elections and promises to raise its voice in the opposition. Alice Weidel and Alexander Gauland took the reins of the populist, anti-immigrant party after internal disputes led to the resignation of... Read more
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DW
Far-right, right? Where will the AfD sit in the Bundestag? |established parties have expressed opposition to such an arrangement. Having th
DW / Posted 18 days ago
established parties have expressed opposition to such an arrangement. Having the AfD's parliamentary group leaders, Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, sitting so close to the government's bench is the last thing they want. On Wednesday,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
OPINION, Carole Fink: Many tests for a weaker Angela Merkeland the recent wave of refugees. Others have noted the particularly German ele
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
and the recent wave of refugees. Others have noted the particularly German element of the AfD, whose leader, 76-year-old Alexander Gauland, has decried his country’s “culture of guilt,” lauded its army’s performance in World War II, and condemned... Read more
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EuroNews
Germany's new divisionsHe said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way fo
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
He said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way forward. A leading member of the AfD, Alexander Gauland, provoked outrage last month for saying that Germans should no longer be reproached with their Nazi past... Read more
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Gulf News
New ‘walls’ now divide Germany, president saysHe said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way for
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
He said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way forward.A leading member of the AfD, Alexander Gauland, provoked outrage last month for saying that Germans should no longer be reproached with their Nazi past... Read more
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Reuters
New 'walls' now divide Germany, president saysHe said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way for
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
He said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way forward. A leading member of the AfD, Alexander Gauland, provoked outrage last month for saying that Germans should no longer be reproached with their Nazi past... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New "walls" now divide Germany, president saysHe said Germany needed a sense of "homeland" with a common, democratic, way for
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
He said Germany needed a sense of "homeland" with a common, democratic, way forward. A leading member of the AfD, Alexander Gauland, provoked outrage last month for saying that Germans should no longer be reproached with their Nazi past... Read more
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EuroNews
New "walls" now divide Germany, president saysHe said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way for
EuroNews / Posted 19 days ago
He said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way forward. A leading member of the AfD, Alexander Gauland, provoked outrage last month for saying that Germans should no longer be reproached with their Nazi past... Read more
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Reuters
New 'walls' now divide Germany: presidentHe said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way for
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
He said Germany needed a sense of “homeland” with a common, democratic, way forward. A leading member of the AfD, Alexander Gauland, provoked outrage last month for saying that Germans should no longer be reproached with their Nazi past... Read more
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Reuters
Some German parties reject far-right's candidate for parliamentary postAngela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) for 40 years until quitting in 2012 a
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) for 40 years until quitting in 2012 and helping to found the AfD in 2013. Alexander Gauland, head of the AfD’s parliamentary group, told Reuters his party was sticking to its choice of candidate. “We... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Five names to watch as the anti-immigrant AfD looks to stir up trouble for Angela Merkelof the chamber, no other party wants to sit next to them. The AfD MPs will be
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
of the chamber, no other party wants to sit next to them. The AfD MPs will be hoping to stir up trouble for Angela Merkel. Alexander Gauland, their 76-year-old joint leader, vowed in the immediate wake of the election that the party would “hound... Read more
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DW
Frauke Petry, former AfD leader, eyes separate political group |spreading a rumor that she had wanted to become the sole lead candidate in the
DW / Posted 21 days ago
spreading a rumor that she had wanted to become the sole lead candidate in the election. "In fact, party vice chairman Alexander Gauland wanted to become the top candidate from the outset," she said. Meanwhile, there have been calls from... Read more
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express
Austria election 2017: Is Austria about to elect far-right nationalists?go one better than its sister party in Germany, the AfD. The AfD denies being
express / Posted 22 days ago
go one better than its sister party in Germany, the AfD. The AfD denies being a Nazi party. One of its leading candidates, Alexander Gauland, said this month Germans should take pride in what their soldiers achieved during World Wars One and... Read more
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DW
Merkel's 'crisis manager' Wolfgang Schäuble likely to chair Bundestag |and discussion leader, but instead as a hard-nosed polarizer," Riexinger said.
DW / Posted 23 days ago
and discussion leader, but instead as a hard-nosed polarizer," Riexinger said. Co-leader of the 93-member AfD, Alexander Gauland, 76, a one-time Christian Democrat conservative like Schäuble, was curt on Wednesday: "I have no criticism... Read more
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DW
'Crisis manager' Wolfgang Schäuble likely to chair Bundestag |and discussion leader, but instead as a hard-nosed polarizer," Riexinger said.
DW / Posted 23 days ago
and discussion leader, but instead as a hard-nosed polarizer," Riexinger said. Co-leader of the 93-member AfD, Alexander Gauland, 76, a one-time Christian Democrat conservative like Schäuble, was curton Wednesday: "I have no criticism... Read more
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DW
In eastern Germany's Görlitz, fear and understanding after AfD election win |reduce the number of migrants. Candidates branded senior German politicians as
DW / Posted 24 days ago
reduce the number of migrants. Candidates branded senior German politicians as "traitors". The AfD's lead candidate Alexander Gauland, caused public uproar when he said that a prominent Social Democrat politician with roots in Turkey should... Read more
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Rutland Herald
The twilight of Angela Merkelwin a fourth term as chancellor will not be her drawn face during the televised
Rutland Herald / Posted 24 days ago
win a fourth term as chancellor will not be her drawn face during the televised post-vote debate. It will be an exultant Alexander Gauland, a leading politician of the extremist Alternative for Germany (or AfD) party, vowing to “take back our... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel's CDU clearing the way for coalition?: Takeaways from Day 3 |the nomination once it began looking more official. "I have no criticism, but a
DW / Posted 25 days ago
the nomination once it began looking more official. "I have no criticism, but also no agreement to offer," AfD co-chief Alexander Gauland said Wednesday in Berlin. SPD chooses chief to rally opposition In addition to the AfD, which formed in... Read more
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EuroNews
After euro zone, Germany's Schaeuble faces new challenge in far-rightexperienced, resilient Schaeuble is viewed as the best qualified to tame recalc
EuroNews / Posted 25 days ago
experienced, resilient Schaeuble is viewed as the best qualified to tame recalcitrant lawmakers. Leading AfD candidate Alexander Gauland has vowed his party would “hunt” the new government, whatever its make-up. Already Germany’s longest... Read more
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DW
German Social Democrat: “We failed miserably as a party” | Political interviews by Tim Sebastian & Michel Friedman |got a bit better that people saw that the pressure might not be as high.” AfD
DW / Posted 25 days ago
got a bit better that people saw that the pressure might not be as high.” AfD gains a 'brutal disaster' AfD co-chair Alexander Gauland told supporters in Berlin after the election result, "We will reclaim our country and our people." But the... Read more
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Reuters
After euro zone, Germany's Schaeuble faces new challenge in far-rightexperienced, resilient Schaeuble is viewed as the best qualified to tame recalc
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
experienced, resilient Schaeuble is viewed as the best qualified to tame recalcitrant lawmakers. Leading AfD candidate Alexander Gauland has vowed his party would “hunt” the new government, whatever its make-up. Already Germany’s longest... Read more
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DW
AfD defectors led by Frauke Petry hint at breakaway party |retorted that an AfD rival would be "doomed to failure." Petry, 42, walked out
DW / Posted 25 days ago
retorted that an AfD rival would be "doomed to failure." Petry, 42, walked out on Weidel and two other AfD leaders, Alexander Gauland and Jörg Meuthen, at a post-election press conference in Berlin on Monday. She said that the party needed... Read more
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FOX News
German finance chief to be parliament speakerco-leader Alice Weidel told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly n
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
co-leader Alice Weidel told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly no concern" that Petry may draw support away. Appearing with co-leader Alexander Gauland, she said: "this party, should she even found one, would be doomed to fa... Read more
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FOX News
German finance chief to be parliament speakerreporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly no concern" that Petry may dr
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly no concern" that Petry may draw support away. Appearing with co-leader Alexander Gauland, she said: "this party, should she even found one, would be doomed to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
German nationalists unconcerned by departure of top figureco-leader Alice Weidel told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly n
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 25 days ago
co-leader Alice Weidel told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly no concern" that Petry may draw support away. Appearing with co-leader Alexander Gauland, she said: "this party, should she even found one, would be doomed to fa... Read more
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FOX News
German nationalists unconcerned by departure of top figurereporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly no concern" that Petry may dr
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly no concern" that Petry may draw support away. Appearing with co-leader Alexander Gauland, she said: "this party, should she even found one, would be doomed to... Read more
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FOX News
German nationalists unconcerned by departure of top figureco-leader Alice Weidel told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly n
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
co-leader Alice Weidel told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday "there's utterly no concern" that Petry may draw support away. Appearing with co-leader Alexander Gauland, she said: "this party, should she even found one, would be doomed to fa... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Phoenix of the German right?and it partially explains why the AfD is more concerned with rhetorical opposit
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
and it partially explains why the AfD is more concerned with rhetorical opposition than with actual policy recommendations. Alexander Gauland, a prominent figure in the AfD, said that it was “not the goal” of the party to formulate policies. Known... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Overview with Gywnne Dyerpowers of the Second World War, whose task it is to keep down the German people
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 25 days ago
powers of the Second World War, whose task it is to keep down the German people.� And the party's other co-leader, Alexander Gauland, said in an election speech last week: �We have the right to be proud of the achievements of the German... Read more
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asianage
Angela Merkel seeks partners in Germanylanguage of the campaign is different than the one in parliament,” one of the p
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
language of the campaign is different than the one in parliament,” one of the party’s leading members, said Alexander Gauland. “We know that we have a big responsibility in parliament, also to our voters.” Mr Gauland, a CDU... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel stuck in the middle: Takeaways from Day 2 |the party to take a more moderate line. Her efforts have been frustrated, and s
DW / Posted 26 days ago
the party to take a more moderate line. Her efforts have been frustrated, and she has clashed with senior members such as Alexander Gauland, who said the AfD would "hound" the new government and that Germany should be proud of its soldiers in... Read more
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The Hindu
What’s past is presentwelcomes refugees and the shame relating to the past. “But I like that it is an
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
welcomes refugees and the shame relating to the past. “But I like that it is an open society now,” she said. But the AfD’s Alexander Gauland seems upset precisely by that. After the results, he announced: “We will chase them down… Angela Merkel and... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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Reuters
Co-leader of Germany's far-right AfD to quit in major blowvarious factions. Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Front, last week l
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
various factions. Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s National Front, last week lost her deputy over policy differences. Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, the AfD’s top candidates during the election campaign, were elected as chairs of the... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
Fremont Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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Missoulian
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
Missoulian / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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The World
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
The World / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
The Times and Democrat / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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The Sentinel
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
The Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
Santa Maria Times / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave partyFrauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexa
Sioux City Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after... Read more
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