Distance between Europe's cozy couple

Germany's Merkel pulls away from relationship with France's Sarkozy as the latter focuses on domestic issues.

    French President Nicolas Sarkozy has made internal security a focus of his presidential election campaign, and his ratings have soared over his handling of a series of shootings.

    But his focus on domestic events is putting pressure on his historically strong relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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