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Thuringia, officially the Free State of Thuringia, is a state of Germany.
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A month after far-right scandal, German state elects far-left leaderLawmakers in Germany's eastern state of Thuringia voted a former hard-left state premier back into office on Wednesday, replacing a liberal whose election a month ago with far-right backing sent shock..
German governor elected with far-right help leaves the jobBERLIN — A German state governor installed with the help of a far-right party said Saturday he is resigning the post with immediate effect, three days after his election shook the country's politics..
German coalition demands new elections in Thuringia after far-right rowGermany's ruling coalition on Saturday called for fresh elections in the eastern state of Thuringia, whose pro-business premier stepped down only two days after being helped into the job with votes..
Merkel's Party Grapples With German far-Right Fiasco FalloutGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party grappled Friday with the fallout from a state governor’s election with both its support and votes from a far-right party, vowing not to work “directly or..
Germany AfD-backed leader could get €93,000 for day's workThuringia's ex-premier was helped into office by the far right but resigned a day later.
Far right causes earthquake in German politicsA vote in the state of Thuringia has caused outrage and shame in Germany, Jenny Hill reports.
Call to dissolve state assembly as Merkel steps into row over far-rightThe newly elected premier of Thuringia called for the dissolution of the state assembly on Thursday after Chancellor Angela Merkel said his election with support from her party and the far-right..
German regional governor quits, calls for new polls after ‘stain’ of far-right supportThe premier of Germany's Thuringia state Thomas Kemmerich resigned Thursday and called for snap regional polls, a day after he was voted into office with help from far-right Alternative for Germany..
Germany's FDP to seek dissolution of Thuringia state assembly: sourceGermany's Free Democrats (FDP) will initiate a motion seeking to dissolve the regional assembly in Thuringia, a party source said on Thursday, after one of its lawmakers was elected premier of the..
Germany AfD: Merkel rejects election of Thuringia PMThe AfD helped a liberal politician win the vote and the German chancellor says it is unforgiveable.
Germany AfD: Outrage as far right helps oust Thuringia PM RamelowThe AfD helps a liberal politician come to power, in what is seen as a big taboo in German politics.
Regional gubernatorial candidate wins with far-right backing, shocking GermanyThe small state of Thuringia broke a German political taboo Wednesday after a candidate for the regional premiership was heaved into office with help from the far right for the first time, sending..
Local German conservatives cause uproar with call for talks with far rightA group of eastern German conservatives have caused outrage within Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and among Jewish groups by demanding the party hold talks with the far right in the eastern..
Lied to avoid deportation: Migrant charged with shocking murder of elderly woman in Germany FOOLED ...A suspect in a high-profile murder of an elderly woman in the German eastern state of Thuringia may have created a false identity in order to live in Germany, police revealed as the man was brought to..
German conservative leader faces rebellion after election trouncingGerman conservative leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Monday faced a rebellion by party members angry at a humiliating election result in eastern Thuringia state where the Christian Democrats (CDU)..
Germany’s far-right AfD surges in eastern heartland voteERFURT, Germany: Germany’s far-right AfD scored strong gains Sunday in the ex-communist eastern state of Thuringia, home to one of its most radical figures, beating mainstream parties such as Angela..
Germany AfD: Far right 'overtake Merkel's party' in ThuringiaGermany's AfD beat the centre-right into third place in a regional election in Thuringia.
Far-right AfD hurts Merkel's CDU in German state voteThe far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) beat Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives into third place in Sunday's regional election in the eastern state of Thuringia, in which the incumbent..
Merkel's CDU faces far-right challenge in eastern German state voteGermans in the eastern state of Thuringia vote on Sunday in an election in which the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is seeking to build on successes in two other regional votes last month and..
Merkel ally under police protection after 'Heil Hitler' death threatGerman police said on Monday they were protecting the leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in the eastern state of Thuringia, which holds an election in six days, after he received a..
Germany: Rupture emerges in AfD around extreme regional leader H�ckeA group of AfD politicians have called on the party to distance itself from its firebrand leader in the eastern state of Thuringia, Björn Höcke. The party's top brass did not sign, but did join in..