Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The EU rescues were halted following pushback from Italy.
Germany and five other countries agreed to take in some 150 migrants stranded on a rescue ship off Italy. The country's far-right interior minister refused to allow them to disembark for two weeks.
The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party. The ex-spy chief has been accused of sympathizing with the far-right.
Germany's ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. The call comes from CDU party chief Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.
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