HANOVER, Germany (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party, riding a wave of public anger against Chancellor Angela Merkel's asylum policy, on Saturday called on her to resign for throwing the country's doors open to migrants.
A difficult question is arising for German Chancellor Angela Merkel before her meeting with Turkish leader Recer Tayyip Erdogan – should Europe deal with a country which buys oil from terrorists? Politicians with principles should have cancelled the meeting, German media reported.
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere - and cabinet colleague of Chancellor Angela Merkel - has said Europe should set a limit on the number of refugees it takes in a year, completely reversing a policy that Merkel has been pursuing.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing increasing internal pressure over the country's open door approach to the refugee crisis, with German EU Commissioner Gunther Oettinger saying Berlin should change its asylum law, which is acting like a "magnet for refugees."
Germany supports France in the fight against terrorism, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday.
He will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday afternoon, and then Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Thursday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to have dinner Wednesday with French President Francois Hollande amid calls in France for the closure of Europe's doors to new arrivals in a further sign of Merkel's isolation.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the passport-free Schengen accord should be further developed and that plans to distribute refugees across the European Union based on quotas will determine whether the agreement will survive.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has canceled a cabinet meeting after being publicly lambasted for 13 minutes by the leader of her coalition party partner and Bavarian Minister-President Horst Seehofer over her handling of the refugee crisis.
The migrant crisis and Syrian conflict have forced German chancellor Angela Merkel to face a host of tough decisions in order to avert the "end of Europe," warns a German newspaper.
The appeal of German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fading and she will face tough times ahead, according to the German news network Deutsche Welle.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government exchanged insults at the weekend in an escalating clash over refugee policy that has left the German leader looking more vulnerable than at any time during her decade in power.
The political course by German Chancellor Angela Merkel has long been a pain for the French public and political establishment. The recent terrorist attacks in Paris have reminded of how strong German control over the French budget has grown.
She’s got staying power A regular feature of PB in recent weeks has been predictions that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s position is becoming increasingly untenable and either she will need to resign or the CDU poll rating will collapse. At one level, this seems borne out by the polls – Merkel’s popularity is down to 49%, […]
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