German AfD accuses Merkel allies of copying tough line…
German AfD accuses Merkel allies of copying tough line…
Merkel's refugee policy has led to more than 1.6 million migrants arriving in Germany in the last three years
20 June, 2018, 20:00
"We want to make sure that we don't always wait for absolute consensus", she said, and argued that such changes have become necessary to better respond to an ever changing world.
Ms Merkel is sticking to her guns, maintaining an open-door migrant policy is crucial for keeping Europe united despite the political standoff with her Bavarian ally.
Driven in part by the civil war in Syria, the number of asylum seekers entering Germany began to rise sharply in 2013, when it reached nearly 110,000, and then soared after Merkel changed the policy in the summer of 2015.
Merkel opposed his calls for Germany to unilaterally turn back people previously registered as asylum-seekers in other European Union countries. If she fails, the CSU vows to break its decades-old alliance with the chancellor's Christian Democrats, which would likely lead to new elections.
But it is not granted she will be able to save her leadership with the help of the EU.
Trump's highly intrusive comments came as Merkel was fighting to save her coalition government amid demands by her interior minister to turn back immigrants at the border.
Seehofer wants Germany to have the right to reject migrants who have already registered in another European Union state but Merkel opposes any unilateral move by him that would reverse her 2015 open-door policy and undermine her authority.
With House leadership signalling possible votes on immigration this week, the president intends to meet Republicans on Capitol Hill Tuesday to discuss the issue, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Merkel is said to be seeking a European agreement on the issue during the EU summit scheduled for June 28-29 but has stressed that even if no deal is not reached, there will be "no automatism" about rejecting asylum seekers. The CSU has been firmly allied with Ms. Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) throughout that time.
"My answer is that the interior minister presented the crime statistics a short while ago and they speak for themselves", Merkel told a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron when asked about a recent flurry of tweets from Trump.
Monday's fictions over migration came ironically while the European Union's asylum office said the number of people applying for worldwide protection in Europe had plunged, though it remained higher than before 2015.
Though Merkel had been lukewarm on Macron's idea of a European budget, in a declaration adopted by both leaders following the meeting they said they had agreed upon a proposal to establish one aimed at "competitiveness and convergence".
At the weekend, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire and his German counterpart Olaf Scholz met in Hamburg to try to resolve much of the nitty-gritty before Merkel and Macron meet.
The EU has given aid and money to countries from Turkey and Jordan to Libya and Niger.
'This is a European challenge that also needs a European solution. Current rules stipulate that refugees need to register their asylum application in the first European Union country they arrive in.
She also agreed to the request of the party to impose a ban on the admission of migrants, previously expelled from Germany.
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Authorities are investigating the scene where a auto full of undocumented immigrants being chased by Border Patrol agents crashed. The passenger who was not ejected from the auto also was believed to be an American citizen, and in custody.
The local area police chief, Hamka, stated that a search party was immediately formed to trace her whereabouts on the island. Her head was towards the snake's tail with her feet close to it's mouth, showing she had been swallowed head first.
The day's action also pits another scrappy underdog against one of the favourites in Group C when Australia play France . And they're quite savage lah! Andrew Atherley's preview of this game can be found here.
No casualties were reported. "There is a sense of loss not just amongst the firefighters but I am sure the citizens of Glasgow ". It came near the end of a multimillion pound (dollar) project to restore the building to its former glory after a 2014 fire.
The game ended 1-0 in favour of Portugal as Morocco became the first nation to officially crash out of the FIFA World Cup . The much-talked about plan of a Portugal in possession, spreading the play and dictating the tempo, never materialised.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) stoutly defended the team, saying it would defend any "unwarranted allegation" against any player. Hence they will protest against the charges which have been levied against him and the team by the on-field umpires.
It overlaps with an Afghan government cease-fire which was due to end on Wednesday before the Afghan president extended the truce. A three-day Eid truce between the Taliban and Afghan security forced was distrupted when a auto bomb exploded, killing 26 people.
Centre-back Hummels said Germany had ignored the warnings from their shaky 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in their final warm-up game. The Germans are bidding to become the first team to retain the World Cup title since Brazil in 1962.
The Red Sea port serves as the entry point for 70 percent of Yemen's imports as the country teeters on the brink of starvation . Before dawn Wednesday, convoys of vehicles appeared to be heading toward the rebel-held city as heavy gunfire rang out.
Afghanistan past year achieved full member status of the International Cricket Council, making them one of only 12th Test teams. We want to achieve it for Afghanistan . "But no amount of war stopped me from sneaking out to play cricket with my brothers".
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