Angela Merkel announced on Sunday she wants to run for a fourth term as German chancellor in next year’s election, a sign of stability after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. 732 more words
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The continued flow of MENA migrants into Europe remains the defining factor transforming the internal political dynamic in the European Union. The more than 1.5 million people who entered the EU last year, as well as those who are continuing to arrive on Europe’s shores, are straining state resources. 330 more words
Angela Merkel hasn't decided on another term. Doing so may force her to admit refugee policy was wrong
Another week, another election defeat for Angela Merkel, and a familiar round of calls for the chancellor to acknowledge she’s to blame.
Each successive blow at the hands of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party piles pressure on Merkel to admit that her refugee policy of the past 12 months is leading her Christian Democratic Union ever further into the electoral desert. 950 more words
Top German security official follows Clinton lead, blames Russia for hacking attack on MPs, political parties
BERLIN — Germany is investigating a series of computer hacking attacks on MPs and political parties amid fears Russia may be trying to influence the outcome of next year’s elections. 271 more words