At a time of growing divisions in Europe over religion and migration, DW talks to Angelika Niebler, MEP for Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU), about whether politicians should be avoiding religious issues.
Germany's Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is under fire after one of the people he joked about deporting killed himself in Afghanistan. Now even members of the governing coalition are saying he has to go.
The center left Social Democratic Party, the third group in Germany's governing coalition, have yet to decide whether they will accept the CDU/CSU deal on migrant policy. DW has the news as it happens.
Seehofer's style makes him an easy target for satirists, yet impersonator Wolfgang Krebs finds the politician's hardline stance challenges his own sense of humor. Krebs gave DW a special birthday impression of Seehofer.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer says his standoff with Chancellor Angela Merkel over asylum policy is "history." He had threatened to resign unless Germany turns away asylum-seekers at its border.
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