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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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New Migrant Crisis Threatens to Bring Down Merkel in 48 Hours

The era of Angela Merkel may be coming to an end as longstanding disagreements on migration policies between her and her Bavarian allies threaten to come to a head and potentially unseat the German leader, who has been at the country’s helm since 2005.

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Hungary’s Orban Due at German Bavarian Conservatives’ Meeting

BERLIN (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has taken a tough line against migrants entering the European Union, is expected to attend a meeting of a German conservative party that is preparing to starts talks on a possible new coalition government.

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Merkel Allies Propose Sending Rescued Boats Back to Africa

The Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU), allies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has proposed a new policy for migrants crossing the Mediterranean: turn the boats around and send them back to Africa.

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Merkel Coalition Rift Deepens As Ally Demands Cap On Migrants

The chief ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has demanded that there be a set cap on migrants per year or he will refuse to campaign with her for next year’s federal election. The coalition of German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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Merkel Allies: Prioritise Migrants With Christian Backgrounds

The Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU), the coalition partner of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has announced new migrant measures such as prioritising migrants from societies with pro-Western Christian values.

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Former Bavarian President: Close the Border to All Migrants

Germany should completely close its borders to refugees if it is to solve to migrant crisis, a former President of Bavaria has said. Edmund Stoiber — an elder statesmen in the Christian Social Union (CSU), Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian sister

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Merkel Under Fire on Migrants After New Year Sex Attacks

BERLIN (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under mounting pressure Wednesday for her welcoming stance toward migrants, which opponents have linked to a shocking rash of apparently coordinated sex attacks in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. Police in the western

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Germany Should Limit Migrants to 200,000 Annually: Bavaria

BERLIN (AFP) – Germany only has capacity for a maximum 200,000 asylum seekers a year, about a fifth of the number it received in 2015, Bavarian premier Horst Seehofer said Sunday. “In Germany, the arrival of 100,000 to a maximum 200,000 asylum