MUNICH, GERMANY - JANUARY 11: Supporters of the right-wing populist group Pegida, holding a placard 'Merkel muss weg' ('Merkel Off') march on January 11, 2016 in Munich, Germany. Pegida and other right-wing activists have been quick to latch on to the New Year's Eve sex attacks in Cologne. Over 100 …

Merkel Faces Internal Party Conflict Over UN Migrant Pact

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing a revolt within her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) as prominent members begin to opposed the UN migration pact recently rejected by several other countries.

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German Support for Merkel Bloc Plummets to 12-Year Low

Support for Angela Merkel’s centre-right bloc has dropped to its lowest point since 2006, polling figures show, after recent high profile criticism of the German Chancellor’s decision to open the nation’s borders.

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Merkel Formally Nominated for German Election Run

BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel’s conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party’s top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her political base.