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Arthur Wagner

Germany’s anti-Muslim party leader converted to Islam

BERLIN: A leading politician from Germany's far-right anti-Muslim party Alternative for Germany (AfD) has converted to Islam and resigned from his position in party, the party has confirmed in a statement. Arthur Wagner, a leading member in eastern German state of Brandenburg, stepped down for "personal reasons", a party spokesperson confirmed, according to state broadcaster Deutsche Welle. Wagner, a member of the AfD since 2015, refused to comment to Tagesspiegel, the daily newspaper that first broke the news of his…