Sunday, 24 October 2021

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Far-right politician in Germany quits post and converts to Islam

BERLIN: A politician in the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric, has resigned from its board and converted to Islam, the party said on Wednesday. But while Arthur Wagner quit his AfD leadership post in the eastern state of Brandenburg, he remained a member of the party, which says Islam is ...

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Merkel wins German election, but anti-migrant party steals headlines

BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc has won a lacklustre victory in Germany’s national election while the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party managed a triumphant entry into parliament, projections have shown. Ms Merkel’s main centre-Left rivals the Social Democrats were set for their worst result since the Second World War. ...

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