EU leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants
EU leaders headed to Brussels for emergency talks Sunday over migration as Italy's new populist cabinet turned away another rescue ship, vowing no longer to shoulder Europe's migrant burden.
Merkel, Macron to talk EU reform in shadow of migrant crisis
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for joint cabinet talks on EU reform, especially the flashpoint issue of immigration that divides the bloc and heaps domestic pressure on Merkel.
In Merkel migrant row, Germans back tough policies
As Chancellor Angela Merkel fights to save her government in a heated battle over immigration, an opinion poll Friday showed most Germans support the tougher line of her rebel interior minister.
Merkel under pressure in escalating row over immigration
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday faced a showdown within her conservative camp over the flashpoint issue of immigration that could threaten her political future.
Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was fighting Tuesday to stamp out the first major row within her uneasy coalition, as disputes over her refugee policy returned to haunt her while she negotiates a broad EU asylum deal.
Merkel-Trump G7 face-off photo headed for history books
A photo posted by the German government showing a determined Angela Merkel standing up to an intransigent Donald Trump appears destined for the history books, summing up the deep fractures left by a disastrous G7 summit.
Merkel predicts 'contentious' G7 summit with Trump
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she expected "contentious discussions" at a G7 summit this week, given differences with US President Donald Trump on trade, climate and security.
Merkel offers Macron concessions on eurozone reforms
German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered a long-awaited answer to French President Emmanuel Macron's ambitious call for European Union reforms Sunday, offering olive branches on investment and help for debt-mired eurozone member states.