The nationalist, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party has voted for a new campaign leadership ahead of elections in September.
By Sylvester Eijffinger, Professor of Financial Economics at Tilburg University, Netherlands Last week, Dutch voters dealt a blow to far-right
Germany’s centre-left SPD has confirmed Martin Schulz as the party’s new leader and candidate to take on Chancellor Angela Merkel in upcoming elections.
Germany's centre-right political parties have agreed to nominate Angela Merkel as their candidate to run for chancellor in the country's election in September.
The former president of the European Parliament has been nominated to lead Germany's centre-left Social Democrats into the country's upcoming election.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a ban on the burka in public life “wherever possible.”
Angela Merkel has thrown her hat in the ring, announcing she will stand for re-election, ending months of speculation.
Berlin is set to vote on Sunday in Germany’s second regional elections in as many weeks and all signs are pointing to another blow for Chancellor Angela Merkel.
For insight into the rise of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Germany, euronews spoke to Jean-Michel De Waele, Professor of Political Science at the Free University of…
The German chancellor admits she is unhappy about the results of Sunday's regional election. But which way now for the CDU?
Moldova goes to the polls on Sunday in what is being seen as a broad choice between closer ties with the EU or with Russia. The similar identity
Tunisia is in the final days of campaigning ahead of Sunday’s (26 October) parliamentary election – a vote that aims to complete the north African
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives have clung on to power in Sunday’s election in Saxony. But with less than 40 percent of the vote it was
Angela Merkel, whose conservative party came top in Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Germany, has said she is ready to begin negotiations to form
German media has heaped praise on Angela Merkel’s third election victory. Banner headlines such as “Merkel’s biggest triumph” and “Germany’s
Delight spread through the hall and among supporters of the Social Democrats as the exit polls began to tell the story of the unfolding
A bitter blow for Germany’s liberal party the FDP. Based on exit polls they have failed to reach the five percent needed to get seats in
Angela Merkel’s conservatives look set to fall just short of an historic absolute majority – despite their strongest performance in a German national
Angela Merkel’s conservatives are still well ahead in the latest opinion polls but her coalition appears increasingly threatened. A survey by Forsa
‘Angie’: on the campaign trail, she’s happy to use her nickname. It’s a warm connector with Germans of all walks of life and ages. She’s always on
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right CDU coalition may be on shakey ground after the defeat in regional polls of natural ally the Liberal
Chancellor Angela Merkel has received a significant boost a week ahead of Germany’s general election and her bid for a third term. Her allies swept
Germans in Bavaria are voting in regional elections on Sunday. They come just a week before the whole of Germany votes to elect a new
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to face off with election challenger Peer Steinbrueck in their one and only televised debate
It is not part of her election campaigning, but German Chancellor Angela Merkels did not miss an opportunity to connect with the people during the
Tensions boiled over at the election rally of Germany’s anti-euro party Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD), when far-left activists attacked the
About 150 far-right demonstrators met with five times that number of counter-demonstrators in Berlin on Saturday after a week of protests over an
Germany’s Social Democrats have been marking their 150th anniversary with a rally in Berlin, ahead of next month’s elections. The SPD and the
Germany’s main opposition Social Democratic Party (SPD) is mounting a door-to-door campaign to try to gain ground on frontrunner Angela Merkel’s bloc
Negative campaigns and unflattering posters of the opposition are nothing new in politics, but in Germany, the war between German Chancellor Angela