Merkel’s party routed in Berlin as right-wing Afd makes gains

Merkel’s party routed in Berlin as right-wing Afd makes gains

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party suffered a historic loss in Berlin state elections Sunday while the right-wing populist AfD gained fresh support, riding a wave of popular anger over her open-door refugee policy. The anti-Islam Alternative for Germany party won around 14 percent, according to public broadcasters’ projections, in the capital which has long prided […]