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Election may reflect Germany's management of migrant influx

German Chancellor Angela Merkel adopted a mantra when citizens questioned her decision to open the country to refugees fleeing wars: "We'll manage." She kept repeating it as the lines at … Click to Continue »

Coalition wrangling looms for Merkel after German poll

Chancellor Angela Merkel may be on track to win a fourth term in Sunday's election, but exactly what Germany's next government will look like is anyone's guess as thorny coalition talks loom. Despite having a double-digit poll lead,Show More Summary

Merkel dismisses hecklers as polls point to fourth term

WISMAR, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on track to win a fourth term in Sunday's national election despite a dip in support for her conservatives, a poll showed on Tuesday, and she shrugged off calls to quit from far-right hecklers.

Merkel heading for fourth term in splintered German vote: poll

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

By Michael Nienaber and Paul Carrel BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is on track to win a fourth term in Sunday's national election despite a dip in support that narrows her conservatives' lead over their Social Democrat (SPD) rivals, a poll showed on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Merkel refugee rallying cry echoes ahead of German vote

Syrian student Moataz Ghannam believes many Germans misunderstood Chancellor Angela Merkel when she delivered her now-famous rallying cry at the height of the refugee influx, "We can do it". "I didn't see it as a statement of fact -- 'we can do it right now' -- but as a goal: we all need to work together, refugees and Germans," the 27-year-old said. Show More Summary

5 things to know about Germany's Angela Merkel

2 days agoNews : The Cutline

BERLIN (AP) — German voters go to the polls on Sept. 24 and Angela Merkel is hoping to win a mandate for a fourth term as chancellor. By now everybody knows that the 63-year-old leader grew up in East Germany, trained as a scientist and opened the country's doors to a large number of migrants in 2015.

After poll boost, German populists AfD attack Islam

Germany's right-wing populist AfD party ramped up attacks Monday against immigration and Islam as its poll ratings jumped in the final stretch of election campaigning, while Chancellor Angela Merkel's party dipped. The Muslim religion...Show More Summary

Merkel silent on finance ministry speculation at Schaeuble's birthday bash

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel lauded her veteran finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble at a birthday party in his honor on Monday, as a potential coalition partner laid claim to his ministry as their price for keeping her in power.

Merkel answers questions at children's press conference

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has answered questions from children in Berlin at a news conference for kids one week before the country's general election. Merkel patiently listened to dozens of … Click to Continue »

Far-right party likened to Nazis to shake up German parliament

FRANKFURT AN DER ODER, Germany (Reuters) - The first far-right party set to enter Germany's parliament for more than a half a century says it will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be "severely punished" for opening the door to refugees and migrants.

Merkel vows to restrict trade with Turkey over arrests

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will have no choice but to restrict its economic ties with Turkey to pressure its NATO partner into releasing German citizens it imprisoned on political grounds, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in remarks published on Saturday.

Putin's proposed U.N. Ukraine peacekeepers must have full access: Merkel

BERLIN(Reuters) - Any United Nations peacekeepers sent to eastern Ukraine must be granted access to the entirety of the region held by Moscow-backed separatists, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

German Federal Elections: Chancellor Merkel is a beacon of consistency in turbulent times

5 days agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

On 24 September, the German people will head to the polls for federal elections. Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking a fourth term, with her Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) defending its position against the Social Democratic Party (SPD), led by former European Parliament President, Martin Schulz. In the 2013 elections, the CDU and its Bavarian more...

Merkel warns Hungary of financial consequences of defying EU on migrants

BERLIN (Reuters) - Hungary could face financial consequences if it defies a European court ruling ordering it to accept its allocated share of refugees arriving in Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a newspaper intervie...

Qatari emir meets Merkel in 1st trip abroad since crisis

BERLIN (AP) — Qatar's ruling emir met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday on his first trip abroad since a diplomatic crisis erupted between the tiny Gulf nation and its neighbors, and the German leader voiced "great concern" that no end to the conflict is in sight.

Germany's Merkel backs French reforms, says patience needed

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is offering support for the French government's agenda of economic reforms. She's acknowledging that reforms aren't always easy to conduct and can take time to show … Click to Continue »

More than a third of German voters undecided before election, poll shows

BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has slipped and over a third of Germans are still unsure how they will vote, an opinion poll showed on Friday, fuelling uncertainty about what kind of coalition will emerge from an election on Sept. 24.

WATCH: Teen with Down syndrome challenges, stuns German Chancellor Angela Merkel on abortion

(Faithwire) — Iceland is on a mission to “eradicate” Down syndrome by aborting virtually all who are diagnosed in utero with the genetic disorder, but it’s not the only nation where such a diagnosis usually has an associated death sentence. Show More Summary

Merkel's conservatives lose support before election, poll shows

BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has slipped and over a third of Germans are still undecided how they will vote in the Sept. 24 election, an opinion poll showed on Friday.

Support for German SPD slumps to lowest this year: poll

BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SPD) has slumped to its lowest level this year just 10 days before an election in which conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel looks set win a fourth term, a poll showed on Thursday.

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