Some of the migrants on the border with Greece have been naming Chancellor Merkel, asking for her intervention for borders to open.
the politics of Germany
That has been a political curse, with the far-right seeing for the first time since the Second World War double digit scores in local elections, eroding the Chancellor’s Christian Democratic conservative base.
Alas, for the Chancellor, this personal connection with the migrants has been also a blessing. The UN Secretary, Ban Ki-Moo...
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