Thursday, 23rd May 2024


4 days ago
Authorities in Germany have arrested an aide to the top candidate of the far-right Alternative for Germany party for June's European elections.
12 May
Police in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg said two politicians were attacked in the city of Stuttgart on Wednesday evening. The two, who were identified as state lawmakers from the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD), suffered slight injuries
14 Apr
Two leading candidates of the conservative CDU and the far-right AfD in the state of Thuringia, Mario Voigt and Björn Höcke, clashed over issues such as migration and Europe.
18 Jan
An investigative report alleges that far-right figures gathered in a Potsdam hotel to discuss a deportation plan that could also affect German citizens. Participants disputed parts of the account.
7 Oct 2023
The far-right Alternative for Germany party has said co-leader Tino Chrupalla had to be hospitalized after a "violent incident" at a campaign event in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt. No details have been made available.
5 Oct 2023
Alice Weidel of the far-right party is refraining from public appearances due to growing indications that her family would be attacked, her spokesperson said. Her rally was meant to mark Unity Day.
13 Aug 2023
The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party's new European election campaign agenda features euroskeptic rhetoric. But the populist party is not alone in the European Parliament when it comes to such sentiment.
13 Aug 2023
The populist party stopped short of calling for Germany to leave the EU. Instead, the AfD proposed a "federation of European nations" that preserves the members' sovereignty.
9 Aug 2023
The Left Party's Sahra Wagenknecht, one of Germany's most controversial politicians, is threatening to form a new party. And analysts say it's the far-right AfD that should be most worried.
8 Aug 2023
The AfD continues to gain ground in opinion polls amid high dissatisfaction with the government. Support for ending the taboo on cooperating with the populists is growing.
1 Aug 2023
The far-right Alternative for Germany party has become increasingly influenced by extremist conspiracy theorists, according to the head of German domestic intelligence.
8 Jul 2023
Germany's far-right AfD party has won its first governing post on a district council in the state of Thuringia. It's just the latest political gain in a wider European shift to the right.


2 hours ago
Chadian opposition leader and prime minister, Succes Masra, has tendered his resignation and that of the transitional government following interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby's election victory.
3 hours ago
South Africans go to the polls this month, marking 30 years since the end of apartheid. This year’s elections could shift power as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) battles to maintain its hold.
1 day ago
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
1 day ago
A British national who was charged with spying for Hong Kong is found dead in a park in unexplained circumstances.
1 day ago
One of Europe's largest tech conferences kicks off in Paris this Wednesday. Startups will meet investors, and guest speakers including Elon Musk will discuss the role of artificial intelligence at the VivaTech event.
1 day ago
Vaping is largely perceived as a safer alternative to smoking. While vaping does not expose users to tar or carbon monoxide, two of the most dangerous elements in tobacco smoke, vaping is far from safe and has its own health risks.