Angela Merkel has gone on the offensive to defend her government's handling of the migration crisis. Tough criticism has come from members of her own coalition, including Bavaria's state premier, as migrants stream toward Germany's border.
Germany's prospective deal for Chancellor Angela Merkel to head another grand coalition has been slammed by industry leaders as "expensive." Asylum advocates say it hands hard-liners a "triumph" over human rights.
Germans have had enough hemming and hawing over a new government and think the chancellor should get on with forming a coalition. A new survey clearly shows the Angela Merkel era is ending, says DW's Jens Thurau.
Germany's Angela Merkel has said she is optimistic about forging a deal with the Social Democrats to form a new "grand coalition" government. However, all leaders agreed that the new era requires a new political style.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was used to being Europe's leading figure. But now, French President Emmanuel Macron is gradually taking over her role. Still, both depend on each other.
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