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Angela Merkel's ally says Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan 'not welcome' in Germany

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has crossed a line by comparing Germany`s government to the Nazis and is no longer welcome in the country, a major ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.

Angela Merkel terms full face cover inappropriate; calls for 'Burkha' ban in Germany

Angela Merkel terms full face cover inappropriate; calls for 'Burkha' ban in Germany

Support for bans on 'Burkha' has been growing across Europe since France became first country to implement such a law in 2011, followed by countries including Belgium, Bulgaria and parts of Switzerland.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected by Christian Democratic Union to lead it into 2017 polls

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected by Christian Democratic Union to lead it into 2017 polls

Angela Merkel on Tuesday was elected by CDU to lead the party into next year`s elections.

Angela Merkel's party confronts sexism charges

A leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party admitted on Sunday that it has a problem with sexism in its ranks, after a female politician spoke out about vulgar and belittling comments.

Germany's anti-migrant populists beat Merkel's party in local vote

Germany's anti-migrant populists made a strong showing at state polls on Sunday, scoring ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party as voters punish the German leader over her liberal refugee policy.

German lawmaker wants to make it easier to deport ''preachers of hate''

Germany deported about 16,000 migrants whose asylum applications had been rejected from January to the end of July, compared with 21,000 deportations in all of 2015.

Angela Merkel admits Balkan migrant route closure benefits Germany

Angela Merkel admits Balkan migrant route closure benefits Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted Monday that Germany benefited from a decision by Balkan nations to close their borders to migrants seeking to head north, even as she insisted that it was not a long-term solution.

Merkel in firing line over refugees after regional vote `debacle`

Merkel`s Christian Democratic Union was at the receiving end of voters` anger, suffering defeats in two out of three states in regional elections.

Angela Merkel faces drubbing as German populists eye poll surge

Angela Merkel faces drubbing as German populists eye poll surge

Merkel`s Christian Democratic Union was bracing for a poor showing, particularly in its traditional stronghold of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Germany encouraged illegal immigration: Czech PM

Germany encouraged illegal immigration: Czech PM

Germany encouraged illegal immigration to Europe with its humanitarian response to the refugee crisis, the Czech Prime Minister was cited as saying by a German newspaper on Wednesday.

Angela Merkel to hold talks with coalition partners on refugee crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold emergency talks with the leaders of her two coalition partners over the weekend in a bid to resolve a dispute over tackling the refugee crisis, which is threatening to tear apart her two-year old government, as thousands of asylum seekers continued to stream into this country.

Indian-origin man becomes mayor of Germany's Bonn city

Ashok Sridharan, a mayoral candidate of Chancellor Angela Merkel-led Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has comprehensively won the election in Bonn, becoming the first person of Indian-origin to occupy the mayor's office in a major German city.

Indian-origin Ashok Sridharan leads in mayoral polls in Bonn

 An Indian-origin candidate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel-led Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is the favourite in today's mayoral election in the city of Bonn, according to latest opinion polls.

Indian-origin man leads in mayoral polls in Bonn

A 49-year-old Indian-origin man in German city of Bonn has emerged as the front-runner for the city's top job ahead of this Sunday's polls to elect a new mayor, according to a opinion poll.