Germany: Number of right-wing extremists rose by a third in 2019

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German authorities identified over 32,200 right-wing extremists in 2019, according to a report. Much of the rise has to do with authorities counting groups affiliated with the far-right AfD for the first time. The number of right-wing extremists active in Germany rose … Read More

Angela Merkel’s conservatives, far-right AfD punished in German state vote

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A poster depicting Bjoern Hoecke of Alternative for Germany (AfD) and reading “Never again” is pictured outside the Midnight Shisha bar in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany, February 22, 2020. Projected results indicated that AfD would be ejected from the Hamburg … Read More

Merkel suffers SHOCK defeat again: Germans move away from Mother Merkel in election

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ANGELA MERKEL has suffered fresh humiliation after her Christian Democrats (CDU) were beaten into third place in Sunday’s regional election in the eastern state of Thuringia. Preliminary results had Angela Merkel‘s Christian Democrats (CDU) polling at 21.8 percent, behind the left … Read More

Top Merkel Party MP: Strip right-wing ‘extremists’ of free speech, free assembly

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PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images The former General-Secretary of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has advocated stripping right-wing “extremists” of their fundamental rights to free speech and free assembly. Mr Tauber, who serves as an MP for the CDU … Read More

Europe starts to fray at the seams

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No one can tell how this great battle for national identity and culture will end, though Jewish populations are likely to find themselves in the firing line from all sides. The European parliament elections last week have provided further graphic … Read More

Fortress Europe? Protectionism and populism raise political risk in the European Union

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Is Europe starting to close its doors to foreign competitors? Recent calls to establish “European Champions” in the wake of the U.S.-led trade wars and an attempt to invigorate flagging economies suggest that Europe is starting to pull up the … Read More

BREXIT REVOLT: Merkel CONDEMNED for creating ‘European SUPER-STATE’ – shock claim

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BREXIT is a mass revolt against a German-run European super-state, a top analyst has claimed, adding the “appallingly incompetent” EU will part from Britain “terminally fractured” after the March 29 deadline. Dr. Michael Ivanovitch claimed the EU long ago abandoned … Read More

Germany rolls up refugee welcome mat to face off right-wing threat

Berlin (CNN) Nearly four years after almost 1 million refugees were welcomed into the country, Germany has quietly been closing the window on asylum applications and ramping up deportations. This trend has continued even as the number of people arriving in … Read More

Germans’ nightmare: the UK’s never-ending Brexit tangle

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The Uncertain Kingdom; a closer watch over extremism; electric alliance. Here’s our Daily Briefing for January 16, 2019. Golden age.    (Source: Bloomberg) After Theresa May’s record failure to push through her Brexit deal in Westminster, Germans are caught between sympathy and … Read More

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