Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu is in Berlin with key members of his cabinet. They are set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks on the refugee crisis. Ankara wants more aid to address what it's calling a regional and global crisis.
Is Angela Merkel already under pressure less than a month after re-election? The German chancellor has fought back after her party's poor performance in Lower Saxony and the rise of a "new" conservatism in Austria.
Speaking at the opening gala of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel have promised to foster cultural exchange and European unity. The leaders appealed to tolerance and diversity.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and German politicians have pressed for a tough stance on Turkey. But an EU summit next week may not deliver an immediate response.
No change in Germany: Angela Merkel will stay on as chancellor. Germans like constancy. However, Merkel has some major tasks to fulfill during her fourth term in office.
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