The Free Democrats say there’s no guarantee they’ll do a deal for a new German government with the conservatives and Greens.
After suffering its worst election defeat since 1949, Germany’s center-left Social Democrats (SPD) began some internal soul-searching on Monday as party leader Martin Schulz unveiled his plan for the future.
With coalition talks bogged down in a war of words between the negotiating parties, a senior member of the Christian Democrats (CDU) has warned that failure is not an option.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier is making the first visit to Russia by a German president since 2010. It may look like a diplomatic olive branch, but Moscow and Berlin can hardly expect a normalization of relations.
The far-right AfD party vowed a “new era” as it made its debut Tuesday at the first sitting of Germany’s newly-elected parliament, where it immediately made its newly won political clout felt.
Austria’s far-right Freedom Party said on Wednesday it wants the top job in the interior ministry in exchange for entering a coalition with election winner Sebastian Kurz.
Austria’s election winner Sebastian Kurz, who may form a coalition with the far-right, vowed “zero tolerance” on anti-Semitism in any future government, in an interview published in Israel on Tuesday.
Austria’s far-right looked set on Monday to return to power in a coalition with conservative “whizz-kid” Sebastian Kurz, the world’s youngest leader-in-waiting, in a fresh triumph for European populists.
The former co-head of the far-right AfD has kicked off her “Blue party” and its corresponding civil forum the “Blue Change.” Although Petry’s promises an alternative to the AfD, their platforms sing a very similar tune.
Austria is set to move to the right in Sunday’s elections with conservative Sebastian Kurz expected to become Europe’s youngest head of government and form a coalition with a right-wing party.