New controls agreed upon will facilitate electronically tagging immigrants deemed security threat and deportations.
Germany19 Sep 2016 08:43 GMT
Backlash against immigrant policy raises questions over whether chancellor will stand for a fourth term next year.
Germany17 Sep 2016 14:25 GMT
Tens of thousands hit the streets against the TTIP over alleged threats to human and ecological rights.
Germany17 Sep 2016 08:30 GMT
The right-wing AfD is to stay, and will constrain Merkel's leadership - but less so than in neighbouring EU countries.
Inside Story05 Sep 2016 20:43 GMT
A right-wing, anti-immigration party defeats Merkel's CDU in her home state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania.
Politics04 Sep 2016 21:33 GMT
With almost all of the votes counted, results show Merkel's Christian Democrats overtaken by AfD in regional poll.
Politics04 Sep 2016 16:32 GMT
Party of German Chancellor braced for a backlash over its refugee and migrant policy in regional vote.
Politics20 Aug 2016 04:24 GMT
Interior minister says ban on face veils would apply to "places where it is necessary for society's coexistence".
Armenia03 Jun 2016 05:00 GMT
German MPs approve motion describing 1915 killings of Armenians as a "genocide", prompting Ankara to recall ambassador.
Business & Economy25 Apr 2016 05:30 GMT
After talks with Chancellor Merkel, US president says he wants transatlantic trade deal finalised before his term ends.
Syrian Refugees24 Apr 2016 05:34 GMT
German chancellor and EU officials travel to Turkish-Syrian border in effort to bolster controversial refugee-swap deal.
Human Rights10 Mar 2016 11:43 GMT
The sudden interest of both parties in each other is entirely due to the refugee crisis.
Human Rights01 Feb 2016 21:24 GMT
Government says call by anti-refugee party that German police should shoot “if necessary” at refugees is unlawful.
Germany29 Jan 2016 11:31 GMT
New poll shows dissatisfaction with Chancellor's welcoming stance towards asylum seekers from Middle East and Africa.
Refugees14 Dec 2015 19:10 GMT
Chancellor says it's in everyone's best interests to slow down refugee intake expected to reach one million this year.
Human Rights06 Nov 2015 17:31 GMT
New reception centres will help speed up process to accept or repatriate refugees in bid to mitigate row over influx.
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