The Freedom Party was caught up in not one but two major preelection scandals, and suffered at the polls. But its core supporters stuck with it.
A municipal disagreement illustrates Germany’s polarized debate about open societies, tolerance, and integration.
Rather than opting to leave the EU like the U.K., Europe’s far-right parties have instead advocated for change “from within.”
As those who lived through it are dying off, and some people claim it never happened, what will happen to sites of remembrance?
Even when populist parties aren’t in the majority, they’ve found a way to make fast progress on their defining issue.
German institutions have committed to fight extremists since World War II. The far-right AfD might be their toughest challenge yet.
One of Washington’s closest allies in a fractured Europe struggles to adapt to the Trump administration’s unpredictable policy moves.
Germany’s top news magazine reckons with a star reporter’s brazen lies in the age of fake news.
Why is a relatively straightforward multilateral agreement that has no legal standing causing such controversy?
When Christian Democrats choose a new party chair on Friday, they have to decide whether the CDU needs change after Merkel’s 18 years of leadership.
“Right now we have almost-daily U.S. coverage on Trump and everything that’s connected to him.”
At a press conference following her party’s disappointing showing in state elections in Bavaria and Hesse, Merkel announced what Germans long expected—that her centrist reign will come to an end.
“Warsaw is a kind of laboratory in which PiS tries to replicate its success.”
The 32-year-old Austrian chancellor’s strategy is inspiring conservative parties in Europe.
The country’s spy chief lost his job after undermining the government’s view of the anti-immigrant protests in Chemnitz—only to be promoted to a higher position.
The Social Democrats staved off the worst in Sunday’s elections. But with their base cracking and right-wing populism on the rise, an ominous future lies ahead.
It’s always awkward when he meets with Angela Merkel.
A lesson from Germany
With authoritarianism on the rise, does an independent media have a future?
How does a Jupiterian president keep his grassroots movement alive?