28th Oct 2016


Germany's AfD party gets record rating

Anti-migrant and and anti-EU Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has recorded its highest score ever in a national poll, with 16 percent of voting intention. In a poll published by ARD TV channel, AfD won two points compared to last month after good results in a series of regional elections, while the CDU and the SPD, Germany's main parties, lost one point to 32 percent and 22 percent.

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