German Chancellor Angela Merkel is coming under increasing pressure to change course on her open-door policy for refugees. As migrants continue to pour into the country, there are signs that many Germans are losing faith in Merkel's refugee policy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for talks with French President Macron, the man slowly assuming her role as Europe's leading figure. But with EU and eurozone reforms on the table, both still need each other.
In a slight to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, new Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Islam is not part of German culture. His comments underscore his efforts to push the government to the right.
The right wing in southern and eastern Germany often accuses Angela Merkel of betraying conservative values — a potentially big problem for the chancellor. DW went to Ansbach in Bavaria to test the political winds.
Feeling abandoned by government prompted some in downcast German and French regions to vote far right in 2017, researchers say. Anti-migrant, anti-Islam or anti-Europe election slogans hardly figured in their decisions.
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