Alexander Gauland, 76, and Alice Weidel, 38, are the leaders of the populist, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party. They will both take seats in the country's Parliament later this month.
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The far-right Alternative for Germany party came in third place nationally, but in the eastern state of Saxony, where the town of Pirna is located, the party finished first with 27 percent of the vote.
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Aktham Abulhusn rides the subway on his way to Berlin Alexanderplatz. He came from Syria to Germany in early 2015 on a student visa and now lives there on a refugee visa. Now that his German language skills are improving, he is trying to find a girlfriend.
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Even though German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party came in first in Sunday's parliamentary election, she said she "would have preferred a better result."
Alice Weidel and Alexander Gauland, leading candidates of the right-wing, populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) political party, stand near an AfD poster that reads: "Crime Through Immigration, The Refugee Wave Leaves Behind Clues!" Sept. 18 in Berlin.
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A blue tent covers a British World War II bomb that was found during construction. Disposal operations are set for Sunday and require what's expected to be Germany's biggest evacuation since the war.
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German police say they have evidence that former nurse Niels Högel murdered at least 84 people. He was already convicted in 2015 of two other murders. Above, Högel covers his face with a folder next to his lawyer in German regional court in 2014.
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This photograph provided by Osnabrück police shows one of the ecstasy pills they seized over Saturday evening. In all, the heap of pills shaped like Donald Trump's head had an estimated street value of nearly $46,000.
A woman cleans a Stolperstein, or "stumbling stone," placed in the sidewalk in front of houses where victims of the Holocaust lived before they were deported and killed by the Nazis.