Merkel Buys another Two Weeks of Political Life

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reached a last-minute compromise to grant her another two-week extension to save her ruling coalition—and her own political career—this week, by persuading Interior Minister Horst Seehofer to agree... Read more »

German Coalition Spat over Fake Refugees Might Cause Merkel’s Final Collapse

The Angela Merkel government stands on the brink of a final collapse after a decades-long alliance between the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) and Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) teeters on collapse... Read more »