Germany: Merkel Wins 4th Term; Right-Wing Party Wins 13% to Enter Parliament

HeadlineSep 25, 2017

In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in Sunday’s elections, although her victory was overshadowed by the surge in support for the extremist right-wing party, Alternative for Germany. The xenophobic and anti-immigrant party won 13 percent of the vote, becoming the first far-right-wing party to break into the German Parliament in more than 60 years.

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