German gov't: No normalized relations with Iran regime until it recognizes Israel - Jerusalem Post Israel News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speak before a lunch as part of a one day governmental meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, February 16, 2016. (photo credit:REUTERS). BERLIN – Germany's ...and more »

Merkel Feels Political Pressure in Germany as Europe Is in Flux - New York Times

The party of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, is being challenged by the far-right Alternative for Germany. Credit Kay Nietfeld/European Pressphoto Agency. BERLIN — A year after Chancellor Angela Merkel threw open the doors to hundreds of ...and more »

Italy joins Europe's big league, but is it primed to fail? - The

The EU's 'big three': Matteo Renzi, Angela Merkel and François Hollande. Photo: Carlo Hermann/AFP. Angela Giuffrida. 1 September 2016. 17:19 CEST+02:00. With Britain soon out of the way, Italy is looking like a bigger ...and more »

Tipping point for the German far right -

SCHWERIN, Germany — The German political establishment's worst nightmare could become reality this weekend when voters head to the polls for an election in the northeast: the far-right Alternative for Germany might, for the first time, become the most ...and more »

Never mind Trump, Merkel's exit is the big political risk - South China Morning Post

While Hillary Clinton, the candidate of the Democratic Party, is expected to win the contest, which takes place on November 8, her Republican opponent, the unabashedly populist Donald Trump, is only six points behind his adversary and could still win ...and more »

Can Germany's Merkel Contain the Domestic Backlash Against Her Refugee Policy? - World Politics Review

Terrorist attacks and other violence this summer have put Germany on edge and worsened political tensions over Berlin's handling of the refugee crisis. One week in July saw four attacks in multiple German cities, killing a total of 10 people; three ...and more »

Anti-immigrant party overtakes Merkel's CDU in German state election poll - Reuters

Election posters of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) and Social Democratic Party (SPD) are seen in Greifswald, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Stefanie Loos. 1/2. left. right. German Chancellor Angela Merkel ...and more »

Germany, Italy, France to meet with Turkey on migrants: Merkel - Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on at media conference during a regular Italo-German summit in Ferrari's hometown Maranello, Italy August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi. 1/3. left. right. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (L) gestures to ...and more »

Nationwide German poll: Merkel's popularity dips to five-year low - Deutsche Welle

Voters have doubts about Chancellor Angela Merkel a year after she assured the country, "We can do this," concerning the migration crisis. A new poll shows her popularity sagging as a populist party continues to benefit. Angela Merkel ...and more »

What German Turks think of Chancellor Merkel's loyalty appeal - Deutsche Welle

Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on German citizens of Turkish origin to develop loyalty to Germany. This statement has started a discussion among the Turkish community. DW has asked Turkish people of Berlin for their view.and more »