Germany's far-right AfD hit by fresh turmoil as member resigns

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) took another blow on Friday when it lost its parliamentary faction status in a state legislature, amid fresh signs of a power struggle in the party.An AfD member of the Schleswig-Holstein parliament, Frank Brodehl, announced that he was abandoning the party over his concern about its lurch further to the right.His departure reduced the AfD to just three members in the legislature in Germany’s northernmost state.Four members are required to form a faction in the state so the parliamentary group had to dissolve, a spokeswoman for the parliament said.Br…

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