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German election: AfD vows to fight ‘invasion of foreigners

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for right-wing nationalist AfD. Mrs Merkel is set for a fourth term in office, despite heavy losses for her party in Sunday’s election. Via: bbc.com She now faces months of coalition talks to try to form a stable government. After winning its first parliamentary seats, ...

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Geert Wilders: ‘If we don’t fight, Europe will become Arabia’

Geert Wilders, the head of the now second-largest Dutch political party — Party for Freedom (PVV) — says the rapid Islamization of Europe poses an existential threat, one that the traditional parties are ignoring • Time is running out, he warns. Via: Eldad Beck   Geert Wilders’ office in the Dutch Parliament at The Hague looks like a bunker. To reach ...

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Germany’s Right rises

Five days after Donald Trump became the next president of the United States, the south Munich chapter of Germany’s far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), held its first meeting since the U.S. election. In a traditional Bavarian tavern on a quiet residential street, 50-some party members and supporters drank beer and celebrated the victory that they felt was, in many ...

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Europe’s anti-immigrant leaders are taking Trump’s show on the road

Europe’s far-right leaders on Wednesday heralded Donald Trump’s victory as a sign that they were on the verge of a historic sweep through Western nations to upend the post-Cold War globalized world order. From Viennese cafes to hard-luck coastal French towns to the ex-Communist flatlands of eastern Germany, anti-immigrant Europeans with views similar to Trump’s said they could no longer ...

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Europe’s Rising Right: A Guide to the Most Prominent Parties

Amid a migrant crisis, sluggish economic growth and growing disillusionment with the European Union, far-right parties — some longstanding, others newly formed — have been achieving electoral success in a number of European nations. Here is a quick guide to eight prominent far-right parties that have been making news; it is not a comprehensive list of all the Continent’s active ...

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Europe’s Anti-Establishment Movement “What America can do we can do as well.”

“America has just liberated itself from political correctness. The American people expressed their desire to remain a free and democratic people. Now it is time for Europe. We can and will do the same!” — Geert Wilders, Dutch MP, head of the Party for Freedom (PVV), and now on trial in the Netherlands for free speech. “2016 is, by the ...

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