- The generous policy of German Chancellor Angela Merkel regarding refugees from the Middle East meets with increasing resistance , especially in their own ranks. Within Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) is circulating an urgent letter directed against " the politics of open borders " , reported Wednesday the newspaper Bild . According to Bild , there are already 126 signatures , including prominent CDU'ers . Bild speaks of a revolt against Merkel.
For example, there are already 38 signatures of MPs from regional parliaments under. The number of signatories increases , because the letter has not yet been sent to the headquarters of the CDU in Berlin.
The newspaper Die Welt reported on Wednesday that " Merkel to her own faction in parliament fighting ". Tuesday was the CDU together and it would have gone to violently to it.