Enticing Social Democrats to team up with her is Merkel’s best bet of forming a stable government and extending her 12-year tenure after her efforts to form an alliance with two smaller parties failed last year.
According to a police spokeswoman, investigators had found nothing to cast doubt on the man’s claim that he had attempted to commit suicide since the incident did not appear to be an attack.
The Meerbusch fire department said up to 150 passengers were on the train and five people suffered injuries.
Critics accuse Tayyip Erdogan of increasing authoritarianism, citing a purge of thousands of state officials and many arrests after a failed coup last July.
Al-Qaeda and ISIS have both encouraged would-be terrorists to use vehicles like cars and trucks as weapons.
In a thinly veiled reference to Trump’s ‘US-Mexico wall’, Obama said the world was shrinking and it was not possible to stay isolated from troubles abroad.
The audience was unsympathetic when she called Donald Trump a “tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive”.
Turkish authorities arrested the reporter Deniz Yucel in February on charges of propaganda for a terrorist organisation and inciting public violence.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Sunday of “fascist actions” reminiscent of Nazi times in a growing row over the cancellation of political rallies aimed at drumming up support for him among 1.5 million Turkish citizens in Germany.
Tayyip Erdogan said journalist Deniz yucel being held in Turkey was a “German agent” and a member of a Kurdish militant group. Germany called the comments absurd.
Deniz Yucel, who holds both German and Turkish citizenship, was arrested on Monday on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting public violence
Amit Masurkar’s film is one of several from South Asia in the Berlin Film Festival.
Several countries including long-standing US allies like UK and Germany spoke out against Trump’s order calling the measure discriminatory and divisive.
A short video posted on the website of Italian magazine Panorama suggested the shooting happened before dawn, with police gathered around a cordoned-off area in the dark.
A hunt is underway across Europe for the Tunisian suspect Anis Amri as Germany reels from its worst attack in decades that killed 12 people.
The nationality of the suspected driver, who fled the crash scene and was later arrested, was unclear, police said.
Trump has denounced Merkel’s open-door migrant policy in Germany and claimed it had increased crime.
A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a wall around the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Thursday.
Aides to Theresa May say she wants to give away as little as possible about her negotiating strategy until she gets an indication from EU leaders of what she can get from the talks.
Merkel’s CDU party slumped to its lowest level since 1990 in a Berlin state vote that rejected her open-door refugee policy.
It had widely been believed that 1.1 million migrants entered Europe’s biggest economy in 2015 after fleeing war and poverty in their home countries.
Few European capitals are as stamped with their recent history as the city of Berlin. Wherever you go, you’re sure to encounter telltale marks left by Nazi Germany, the Holocaust and the Cold War.
A performative political art event in Berlin is hoping to highlight how European leaders are playing with human lives in a refugee crisis where survival is a daily battle and desperation has been propelling people into dangerous and suicidal situations.
Wainaina said no bystanders came to his aid during the assault.
The fascinating backstory to Cipla, the Indian company that pioneered the manufacture and export of inexpensive generic versions of patented life-saving drugs.