Toady, Kabul Received 69 rejected Afghan asylum seekers from Germany, totally 148 have been sent back to kabul in 2018
Germany's Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen: "The question for NATO is not just how much you spend nationally on defence, but how much does the country provide in terms of contributions that NATO needs"
Merkel: German coalition is safe despite migration row
Ahead of the German Interior Min's meeting with Austrian Chancellor @SebastianKurz over proposed new migration measures, Greens MP Anton Hofreiter says there are "more pressing matters" than: "How do we close a border to refugees who aren't really coming at the moment anyway?"
Germany already preparing refugee return agreements: spokeswoman
Merkel says EU will strive to avoid a trade war with the US. "It's worth every effort to try to defuse this conflict so it doesn't turn into a real war, but of course there are two sides to that." She also underlined Berlin's commitment to gradually raise defense spending.
"The question of how to deal with migration could determine the survival of the European Union," Chancellor Merkel told parliament.
"How we deal with the migration question will decide over whether Europe continues to exist in the future," Merkel says in Bundestag speech
"I am really angry" says @spdbt MP @schneidercar "This country has other problems than to discus the problems of elder men in CDU and CSU". He doesn't rule that his party will accept the @cducsubt idea of transit centers for refugees: "we will find a solution"
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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has agreed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is to travel to Vienna on Thursday to discuss recent German border policy plans.
"I've watched him interact with Angela Merkel on a number of occasions and he certainly treats her with respect," @PressSec says of @POTUS
on possible agreement with Germany on migration: There will be a statement later today We are expecting a common German government line
Beate Zschaepe, a suspected neo-Nazi gang member on trial for involvement in the murders of 10 people, told a German court on Tuesday that she had left behind any right-wing ideology
„The discussion in Germany shows us once again that we need to focus on securing our external borders" – at European Parliament Austrian Chancellor @sebastiankurz reacts to recent CDU/CSU "compromise" that might reject migrants at German/Austrian border
German SPD say need to study Merkel's migrant deal with Bavaria
Austria to 'protect' its borders after German migrant deal: government
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has agreed to a deal after threatening to resign over a rift over asylum policy with Merkel's fellow conservatives
Chancellor Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer agree on a migration compromise
#Iran|ian diplomat among four arrested over suspected plot against Iranian opposition meeting in Paris. He was arrested in Germany, along with a couple in Belgium, with 500 gram of TATP, and another suspect in France. Their aim was the NCR meeting in Paris area: Belgium
A 27-year-old German woman has been arrested in Bavaria on suspicion of working for Islamic State's morality police in Iraq, @dpa reports. The woman allegedly left Germany to join IS between September 2014 and early 2016, federal prosecutors' office said in a statement
According to @dpa, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) have met with Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble. The meeting comes ahead of planned talks between the conservative party leaders over Germany's migration policy debate at 5pm
The leaders of Germany's coalition parties plan to meet 10pm local time to try to resolve a crisis over migrant policy that threatens Angela Merkel's government, party sources told @Reuters. The talks would include @CDU's Merkel, @CSU's Horst Seehofer and @spdde's Andrea Nahles.
Germany's Merkel seeks to end standoff over migration as interior minister threatens resignation:
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) - coalition partner to the quarrelling conservatives in governing German coalition - call for coalition meeting amid escalating migration policy debate. "The future of the government will be discussed there," says SPD party leader Andrea Nahles
"I think the way in which this debate is being conducted is damaging not only Germany's image, but first and foremost its government." German Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas on the migration policy spat between Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer.
Germany's interior minister has quit after a conflict with Angela Merkel over her approach to mass migration
Former German Foreign Minister and former Social Democrats leader @SigmarGabriel calls for Interior Minister to resign. "Anyone who acts this way squanders every ounce of trust citizens have in our political system," he told @DerSPIEGEL. "That's why [Seehofer] has to go now."
The left is calling on the interior minister to resign. In the meantime his ally, Bavarian Premier Markus Söder, has said the stability of the coalition "is not at risk."
German migration policy crisis: CDU and CSU cancel joint meeting of Bundestag parliamentary group. Dispute between conservatives party leaders must first be resolved, say faction MPs (@Reuters). Merkel and Interior Minster Seehofer to meet at 5pm local time at CDU headquarters
Chaos in Merkel's coalition after Seehofer dangles resignation