Domestic Intelligence Scandal Effort to Ban Far-Right NPD More Unlikely than Ever

A bid to ban Germany's far-right National Democratic Party looks more unlikely than ever due to the file-shredding scandal that has rocked the country's domestic intelligence agency. Bumbling in the investigation into a right-wing terror cell has cost the agency its credibility, an ally of Chancellor Merkel has warned.
A follower of the far-right NPD.

A follower of the far-right NPD.

Foto: Stephan Scheuer/ dpa
cro -- with wire reports