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 has resigned after a series of scandals. U.S. President Donald Trump had long held the controversial head of the US environmental agency EPA.
The grand coalition had provided more tax money to the parties. The FDP, the left and the Greens want to have this plan checked by the Federal Constitutional Court.
Russia has not been able to agree on a peaceful solution with the rebels in the region around the Syrian city of Daraa. New fights are threatening.
The cooperative path is better, said CSU general secretary Markus Blume. Germany may but 34; not the dumb one 34; if the others refuse to cooperate.
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.
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.
There will be further discussions in the Coalition Committee on the so-called transit centres on Thursday. SPD chief Andrea Nahles showed confidence.
34; I am not dismissed by a chancellor who is chancellor only because of me 34; said the CSU chief before the peak meeting. The crisis session has now begun.
Horst Seehofer remains minister of the interior: in a crisis meeting, the leaders of the CDU and CSU settled the asylum dispute. Angela Merkel was also satisfied.
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.
In the party board, Seehofer announced his resignation from his two offices. The CSU had previously discussed asylum policy for hours.
The 34; open arms 34; Has migrants on board and wants to drive a safe haven. Italy's Minister of the Interior delegitimized the helpers.
In Washington, around 50,000 people have the motto 34; families belong Together 34; protested against Donald Trump. People also came together in other US cities.
With the recognition of the Desiderius Erasmus Foundation, the AfD ends a long, partly emotionally led quarrel. But the target conflict remains.
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.
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.
Poland's government wants to retire many judges at the Supreme Court and its chairman early. They think it's unconstitutional and they fight back.
The Mediterranean remains a mass grave for migrants. Which routes for refugees are there, who provides help and why are there problems again and again?
The first results of the EU summit are available, but Italy's prime minister is in favour of concessions in the asylum dispute. He wants to overcome the Dublin rules.
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.
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.
No State party will be as hostile as the CSU. Why? Their positions are capable of a majority. Bavaria knows this – and could fail to do so.
From 2019, the EU will negotiate results openly with the two Balkan countries. Neither Macedonia nor Albania fulfil the conditions for membership.
The US government still has no plan for how parents and children can be brought together again. 17 states do not want to accept this any longer.
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