Two parties have made up Germany's mainstream centre-right in the post-World War II era: the Christian Democratic Union, currently led by Merkel; and the Christian Social Union, now led by Interior Minister Horst Seehofer.
Her interior minister, Horst Seehofer, has been calling for Germany to turn back migrants at the border who have previously applied for asylum or registered as asylum-seekers in other European countries.
The CDU's Bavarian sister party and coalition partner has threatened to press ahead with its own plans without obtaining the chancellor's consent if no solution is found until then. It threatens to topple the government and potentially end the political career of Chancellor Angela Merkel.
European stocks, and particularly the German market, have been hit once again over recent days by the possibility of political turmoil in Germany caused by disagreements within the ruling coalition over the country's migrant policy. However, the European Council said it saw no point in the emergency summit due to the fact that a scheduled two-day meeting of European leaders to focus on the migrant crisis will be held in Brussels in ten days' time.
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The plane was headed to the city of Rostov-on-Don, where Saudi Arabia will play their second Group A clash against Uruguay . Social media videos appeared to show one of the engines of Saudi Arabia's plane on fire.
"I'm not aware of the report that you're referencing, but I'd be happy to check into it and circle back with you", she said. She said the statistics "speak for themselves". One suspect is a 20-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker who is believed to have made his way back to his home country. "Today there is a real choice of society, even civilisation that is up for discussion". Merkel blocked the planned rollout last week, arguing that a bloc-wide solution is needed to what is a European problem.
Macron previous year outlined his vision for a stronger, more united Europe as a forceful reply to what was known as the National Front, a far-right party he defeated at the polls.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said it would be "very hard to reach a solution" on hosting asylum seekers next week.
Backing Merkel on the make-or-break migrant issue, he said France and Germany would seek agreements to ensure newcomers whose details were already in European Union databases "can be taken back as quickly as possible to the country where they were registered".
By taking a hard line on migration, CSU hopes to position itself as a strong alternative to the AfD in Bavaria's elections.
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However, Tunisia took advantage of the situation in around the 20 minute of the match, when England became disheveled. England teammate Ashley Young was also a tad distracted by the flying insects.
Seehofer and Merkel have long had an awkward relationship.
US President Donald Trump said migrants were violently changing Europe's culture.
In Austria, a coalition of right-wing parties led by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz- elected in 2017- favours sending European Union border patrol guards to Northern Africa to prevent migrants from travelling across the Mediterranean. More than 1 million migrants came to Germany in 2015 and 2016, though numbers have since dropped sharply.
Merkel and Macron agreed that that European Union member states should integrate their data systems and work more closely with refugees' home countries.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Monday that more than 5,600 migrants entering Europe through Greece have reached Bosnia and Herzegovina so far this year, compared with 754 in all of 2017. It says around 30 percent of the applicants are from conflict-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.
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The suspension of those games has always been requested by Pyongyang , a view the North Koreans quietly share with the Chinese. China is North Korea's most important diplomatic and economic backer but has been angered by its nuclear and missile tests.