WORLD

Union and SPD: grand coalition settles in asylum dispute
Union and SPD: grand coalition settles in asylum dispute

The leaders of the CDU, CSU and SPD have agreed on a asylum package. In addition, an immigration law is to come by the end of the year.

Scott Pruitt: Head of the US environmental agency resigns
Scott Pruitt: Head of the US environmental agency resigns

Scott Pruitt has resigned after a series of scandals. U.S. President Donald Trump had long held the controversial head of the US environmental agency EPA.

Federal Constitutional Court: opposition complains against increase in party financing
Federal Constitutional Court: opposition complains against increase in party financing
Syria: peace talks in southern Syria failed
Syria: peace talks in southern Syria failed
Asylum dispute: CSU threatens to reject even without agreement
Asylum dispute: CSU threatens to reject even without agreement
CSU: What if this continues?
CSU: What if this continues?

The CSU has threatened the government for trivialities. The party loses its sense of reality. Soon, it could be as incapable of politics as the US Republicans.

CDU/CSU: quarrelling as to Strauss  39; times
CDU/CSU: quarrelling as to Strauss 39; times

Conflicts between the CDU and CSU are as old as their history. Already in 1968 Strauss wanted to push the CDU to the right in the grand coalition in order to keep the NPD small.

Asylum compromise: SPD and union postpone advice on asylum compromise
Asylum compromise: SPD and union postpone advice on asylum compromise
Asylum dispute: Seehofer arrived with delay in crisis discussion
Asylum dispute: Seehofer arrived with delay in crisis discussion
CDU/CSU: Seehofer and Merkel agree in the Union dispute
CDU/CSU: Seehofer and Merkel agree in the Union dispute
Iran: Riots in protests against water shortage
Iran: Riots in protests against water shortage

At 45 degrees, there were no drinking water in several cities in the south of Iran for days. The first peaceful protests ended in clashes with the police.

Asylum dispute: Seehofer offers resignation as interior minister and CSU party leader
Asylum dispute: Seehofer offers resignation as interior minister and CSU party leader

In the party board, Seehofer announced his resignation from his two offices. The CSU had previously discussed asylum policy for hours.

Refugees: Spanish ship rescues 59 people in the Mediterranean
Refugees: Spanish ship rescues 59 people in the Mediterranean
USA: Tens of thousands demonstrating against family separations at US border
USA: Tens of thousands demonstrating against family separations at US border
Party financing: AfD-Congress votes for own party foundation
Party financing: AfD-Congress votes for own party foundation
Redemption agreement:   she delivered
Redemption agreement: she delivered

From the divided Union faction, the Chancellor and the summit results on asylum policy are being appealed for. The CSU is writing to have stirred up Europe.

EU decisions: Can Horst Seehofer renounce Italy?
EU decisions: Can Horst Seehofer renounce Italy?

The Chancellor is optimistic that her asylum package will convince the CSU. In fact, it has dealt a lot at the EU summit. But a crucial part is missing.

Judicial reform in Poland: Supreme judge in Poland defying the government
Judicial reform in Poland: Supreme judge in Poland defying the government
Distress rescue in the Mediterranean: Why doesn't dying stop?
Distress rescue in the Mediterranean: Why doesn't dying stop?
EU summit: Italy blocks summit decisions on refugee issue
EU summit: Italy blocks summit decisions on refugee issue
Rescue ship:   Lifeline   runs in Port of Malta
Rescue ship: Lifeline runs in Port of Malta

The rescue ship 34; Lifeline 34; was allowed to Valetta after a long wait. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wrote an open letter to the operator organization.

Horst Seehofer:   no one who wants to endanger the government
Horst Seehofer: no one who wants to endanger the government

In the television interview, CSU chief Horst Seehofer defends his hard course in the asylum dispute. But he does not want to be completely escalating the conflict with the Chancellor either.

CSU: The Populist Temptation
CSU: The Populist Temptation
Western Balkans: EU takes accession talks with Albania and Macedonia
Western Balkans: EU takes accession talks with Albania and Macedonia
Migration: US states sue Trump on family reunification
Migration: US states sue Trump on family reunification