Topic: Christian Democratic Union (CDU)

Keep Calm and Carry on – How Germany Deals with Terrorist Attacks

Germany, 06 Jul - 02 Aug 2016

A week of horror – four attacks in just 6 days ++ Keep calm and carry on ++ Is the media overstrained? ++ No chance for right-wing populists. by Eike Hortsch
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Over and Done With: President Gauck Retires, UK Leaves EU, Footballers drop out of EURO

Germany, 08 Jun - 05 Jul 2016

The end of the “perfect East German triumph” – President Joachim Gauck to step down ++ ”Out is out” – German government sending strong message to divorcing Britain ++ Toothless dominance – Germany’s top footballers drop out of EURO 2016 in semi-final. by Peter Sawicki
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Far-Right AfD Dreams of “Healthy Patriotism”, Social Democrats Have the Blues

Germany, 13 Apr - 10 May 2016

No minarets, please! How to deal with anti-Islam party AfD? ++ What’s left of the left? Social Democrats struggling to regain popularity ++ “The world needs a united Europe” – Obama’s farewell message to EU citizens. by Peter Sawicki
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Merkel Tightens Migration Policy – Far-Right AfD Suggests Police Shoot At Immigrants

Germany, 19 Jan - 15 Feb 2016

More “safe countries of origin” and fewer family reunions – Germany’s new asylum law ++ “The use of armed force is there as a last resort” – Far-Right AfD’s aggressive rhetoric ++ Surprise victories in tennis and handball spark hopes for far-reaching sports boom. by Peter Sawicki
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The ‘Alternative for Germany’ – no Alternative for Merkel?

Germany - Analysis - Germany - 06 Oct 2014

Conservatives or right-wing populists? The rise of the new party AfD brings Merkel's CDU in trouble. by Daniel Rätz
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