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Thuringia: State in Germany
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 leader

Lawmakers 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..
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German governor elected with far-right help leaves the job

german governor elected with far-right help leaves the job
BERLIN — 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..
WorldNews - Published

German coalition demands new elections in Thuringia after far-right row

Germany'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..
Reuters - Published

Merkel's Party Grapples With German far-Right Fiasco Fallout

merkel's party grapples with german far-right fiasco fallout
German 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..
WorldNews - Published

Germany AfD-backed leader could get €93,000 for day's work

Thuringia's ex-premier was helped into office by the far right but resigned a day later.
BBC News - Published

Far right causes earthquake in German politics

A vote in the state of Thuringia has caused outrage and shame in Germany, Jenny Hill reports.
BBC News - Published

Call to dissolve state assembly as Merkel steps into row over far-right

The 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..
Reuters - Published

German regional governor quits, calls for new polls after ‘stain’ of far-right support

The 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..
France 24 - Published

Germany's FDP to seek dissolution of Thuringia state assembly: source

Germany'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..
Reuters - Published

Germany AfD: Merkel rejects election of Thuringia PM

The AfD helped a liberal politician win the vote and the German chancellor says it is unforgiveable.
BBC News - Published

Germany AfD: Outrage as far right helps oust Thuringia PM Ramelow

The AfD helps a liberal politician come to power, in what is seen as a big taboo in German politics.
BBC News - Published

Regional gubernatorial candidate wins with far-right backing, shocking Germany

The 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..
France 24 - Published

Local German conservatives cause uproar with call for talks with far right

A 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..
Reuters - Published

Lied to avoid deportation: Migrant charged with shocking murder of elderly woman in Germany FOOLED ...

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..
WorldNews - Published

German conservative leader faces rebellion after election trouncing

German 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)..
Reuters - Published

Germany’s far-right AfD surges in eastern heartland vote

germany’s far-right afd surges in eastern heartland vote
ERFURT, 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..
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Germany AfD: Far right 'overtake Merkel's party' in Thuringia

Germany's AfD beat the centre-right into third place in a regional election in Thuringia.
BBC News - Published

Far-right AfD hurts Merkel's CDU in German state vote

The 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..
Reuters - Published

Merkel's CDU faces far-right challenge in eastern German state vote

Germans 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..
Reuters - Published

Merkel ally under police protection after 'Heil Hitler' death threat

German 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..
Reuters - Published

Germany: Rupture emerges in AfD around extreme regional leader H�cke

germany: rupture emerges in afd around extreme regional leader h�cke
A 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..
WorldNews - Published