Supporters of the far right in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, carry German flags during a rally. Photo: AFP

Germany’s far-right on the rise, finishing strong second in state elections

  • Alternative for Germany took around a quarter of the vote on Sunday, reflecting its establishment as a major political force
  • It remains uncertain whether Chancellor Angela Merkel’s struggling coalition can survive until the next national election, due in 2021
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Supporters of the far right in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, carry German flags during a rally. Photo: AFP
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