German spy chief at odds with Merkel over hounding of migrants in Chemnitz

By Michelle Martin and Paul Carrel BERLIN, Sept 7 : Germany’s domestic spy chief expressed scepticism on Friday that migrants had been hounded in Chemnitz after the fatal stabbing of a German man, undermining Chancellor Angela Merkel who has said images from the eastern city “very clearly” showed hate. Germany has been deeply shaken by […]

German spy chief at odds with Merkel over hounding of migrants in Chemnitz

By Michelle Martin and Paul Carrel BERLIN, Sept 7 : Germany’s domestic spy chief expressed scepticism on Friday that migrants had been hounded in Chemnitz after the fatal stabbing of a German man, undermining Chancellor Angela Merkel who has said images from the eastern city “very clearly” showed hate. Germany has been deeply shaken by […]

German conservatives under fire over right-wing radicalism in Saxony

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN, Aug 23 : Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives faced accusations on Thursday of ignoring the rise of far-right groups in the eastern German state of Saxony after an incident there involving an off-duty police employee at an anti-Islam rally. Saxony’s interior ministry confirmed on Wednesday that the police employee had attended a […]

Merkel’s conservatives under fire over right-wing radicalism in Saxony

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN, Aug 23 : Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives faced accusations on Thursday of ignoring the rise of far-right groups in the eastern German state of Saxony after an incident there involving an off-duty police employee at an anti-Islam rally. Saxony’s interior ministry confirmed late on Wednesday that the police employee had attended […]