The British prime minister called for tighter cooperation on security following the hostage crisis in Algeria earlier this month that left 37 foreign hostages dead, including as many as 6 Britons.
Chancellor Merkel is headed for Algeria to find ways to boost trade with the Mediterranean nation. But the complicated issue of migration will loom over her talks as Berlin looks for ways to stem irregular migration.
A scammer is reportedly calling up businesses to request ransom money on behalf of Germany's Foreign Ministry. Authorities are worried the fraud could undermine the government's diplomatic efforts.
Berlin is under pressure to deport refugees from so-called "safe countries of origin" back to their homelands. But a country like Algeria has other challenges to overcome before it takes back its people.
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