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Merkel rolls dice with Germany's new immigration law

/ Sep 18, 2018

Merkel rolls dice with Germany's new immigration law

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes a new immigration law will make it easier for foreign workers to find jobs, but her push to fill a record number of vacancies risks angering voters who still resent her open-door refugee policy. With an aging population and a ...

Germany's top spy under spotlight amid rise of far-right

Sep 13, 2018

Germany's top spy under spotlight amid rise of far-right

Secret services typically work away from the limelight, but Germany's top domestic spy, Hans-Georg Maassen, has repeatedly crashed into the public eye, with his latest outing pitting him directly against Chancellor Angela Merkel. After anti-migrant protests rocked the eastern city of Chemnitz, Merkel firmly condemned ...

Migrant crisis haunts EU three years after Merkel's fateful call

Sep 2, 2018

Migrant crisis haunts EU three years after Merkel's fateful call

German Chancellor Angela Merkel won accolades for her stunning call on Sept. 4, 2015, to keep open Germany's doors to hundreds of thousands of asylum-seekers, many fleeing war-torn Syria or Iraq. Three years on, scenes of far-right protesters chasing down foreigners in a German city ...