The NPD politician was allegedly elected because he was the only candidate for the job.
Mainstream politicians in Germany had feared an even stronger showing of the far-right formation.
Engaging with the European far right is an unpredictable, risky business because you never what kinds of monsters it might
The results from the EU elections might put further pressure on the grand right-left governing coalition in Germany, and might
Facebook has removed dozens of pages and hundreds of profiles based on the findings of Avaaz.
The BfV is shifting towards tackling far right extremism in addition to Islamic fundamentalism.
The foreign interference is aimed at deeping the rifts in the EU societies.
Merkel's fourth Cabinet has received mixed reviews for its performance so far.
Other public figures such as journalists and celebrities have also been targetted.
The German leader is also not going to run for reelection as party leader at the CDU congress in December
As demonstrated by the votes in Bavaria and Hesse, maller parties continue to chip away at the support of Germany's