News Germany: Poll: Merkel's conservatives come 1st in Germany
Exit polls suggest Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc has finished first in Germany's election, putting her in a position to lead the country for a fourth term.
News Germany: German polls: AfD enters parliament for 1st time as Merkel likely to secure 4th chancellorship Live updates - RT
RTGerman polls: AfD enters parliament for 1st time as Merkel likely to secure 4th chancellorship Live updatesRTThe right-wing AfD party has garnered around 13 percent of the votes, according to exit polls, and is set to enter the German parliament for first time in its history. Angela Merkel's CDU is leading the polls with over 30 percent, yet has significantly ...and more »
News Germany: Germany election: Merkel wins fourth term, nationalists rise
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term while nationalists have made a historic breakthrough in federal elections, exit polls suggest. Support for her conservative CDU/CSU alliance has dwindled but the bloc will remain the ...
News Germany: Angela Merkel Is Set To Remain Germany's Leader But A Far-Right Party Also Won Big - BuzzFeed News
BuzzFeed NewsAngela Merkel Is Set To Remain Germany's Leader But A Far-Right Party Also Won BigBuzzFeed NewsMerkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), are on course to winning about 33% of the vote, according to projections published by German broadcasters. The result would be the lowest for ...and more »
News Germany: The Trump Effect reaches Germany
As Bellwether noted last week, Germany’s electorate is tired of being lectured about the country’s duty to take in undocumented refugees from the Middle East and Africa. On Sunday, voters made their feelings clear by giving unprecedented support to the ...
News Germany: Merkel claims victory in German election as far-right party joins parliament - PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHourMerkel claims victory in German election as far-right party joins parliamentPBS NewsHourAccording to projections, the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party wrangled 13.1 percent of the vote, which would make it the first far-right party to join the German parliament for more than 50 years, Reuters reported. Merkel's main ...and more »
News Germany: Far-right party surges in Germany, casting shadow over Angela Merkel's expected victory
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was poised to win reelection to a fourth term Sunday as her conservative party appeared to retain its place as the country’s largest political force. However, the stunning rise of a far-right, anti-immigrant party cast a ...
News Germany: Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term as German Chancellor - TIME
TIMEAngela Merkel Wins Fourth Term as German ChancellorTIME(BERLIN) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives beat their rivals on Sunday to win her a fourth term in an election that will also bring a far-right party into Germany's parliament for the first time in more than half a century, exit polls showed ...and more »
News Germany: Voter turnout in Germany down slightly
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pledging to form a stable government for Germany and is making clear that she doesn't plan to try running a minority government. Merkel's current coalition partners, the center-left Social Democrats, said after Sunday's ...
News Germany: Merkel wins 4th term but nationalists surge in German vote - Chicago Tribune
Chicago TribuneMerkel wins 4th term but nationalists surge in German voteChicago TribuneChancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc won a lackluster victory in Germany's national election Sunday while the anti-migrant, nationalist Alternative for Germany party managed a triumphant entry into parliament. Merkel's main center-left rivals ...and more »
News Germany: Merkel must now address Germany's biggest problems
(CNN)It was supposed to look effortless, German Chancellor Angela Merkel gliding to victory in this year's federal election. But the roughly 33.5% of seats that she won -- according to exit polls-- was less than anticipated, even though she secured her ...
News Germany: Euro Falls as Merkel Faces German Coalition Test After Win - Bloomberg
BloombergEuro Falls as Merkel Faces German Coalition Test After WinBloombergThe outcome of the election may trigger a flight to safety, which could benefit the Swiss franc and mean a bid for German government bonds. The franc has weakened about 8 percent against the common currency this year, while 10-year bund yields have ...and more »
News Germany: Merkel Wins Fourth Term as Far Right Gains Foothold in Germany
Merkel’s Christian Democrat-led bloc took 32.5 percent to defeat Martin Schulz’s Social Democrats, whose 20 percent is its worst result since the war, the exit polls for national broadcasters ARD and ZDF showed on Sunday. Merkel’s bloc dropped some ...
News Germany: The Latest: German election: Merkel vows to form stable govt - Washington Post
Washington PostThe Latest: German election: Merkel vows to form stable govtWashington PostBERLIN — The Latest on Germany's national election (all times local):. 9:35 p.m.. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pledging to form a stable government for Germany and is making clear that she doesn't plan to try running a minority government ...and more »
News Germany: Election gives Germany's far right what it has sought: national legitimacy
Berlin: In a country that kept the far-right restricted to the political sidelines for more than half a century, the rise of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) marked a watershed moment on Sunday, according to first projections which showed the party ...
News Germany: Anti-AfD protests break out across Germany after election - Deutsche Welle
Deutsche WelleAnti-AfD protests break out across Germany after electionDeutsche WelleDW's Kate Brady spoke with some of the anti-AfD protesters at Alexanderplatz in the German capital. The 22-year-old Lisa expressed her belief that such protests would become common. "Especially in times like these, I think it is really important that ...and more »
News Germany: Germany election: Not so boring now, is it?
The election which had been billed as "boring" has turned out to be rather less so. Cliff-hangers in America, France and The Netherlands had made the German vote look less interesting - especially as Angela Merkel was certain to return as chancellor.
News Germany: Anti-fascist protests break out in Germany as far-right party enters parliament for the first time after voters ... - Daily Mail
Daily MailAnti-fascist protests break out in Germany as far-right party enters parliament for the first time after voters ...Daily MailThousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Germany following the country's election on Sunday night, angry that a far-right party had gained seats in parliament for the first time. Angela Merkel won a fourth term as Chancellor after her party ...and more »
News Germany: Germany’s Caribbean coalition will shake Europe
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Sunday’s election will turn Germany into Jamaica. A coalition resembling the colours of the Caribbean country’s flag – black for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, yellow for the pro-business Free Democratic ...
News Germany: Election gives Germany's far right what it has sought: national legitimacy - The Sydney Morning Herald
The Sydney Morning HeraldElection gives Germany's far right what it has sought: national legitimacyThe Sydney Morning HeraldBerlin: In a country that kept the far-right restricted to the political sidelines for more than half a century, the rise of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) marked a watershed moment on Sunday, according to first projections which showed the party ...and more »
News Germany: Polls open in Germany
Polling stations have opened this morning for the German elections. And while the most recent polls had suggested a third of the electorate was still undecided about who to vote for, today will reveal whether the candidate’s last-minute campaigning has ...