Merkel Urges Speedy Tightening of Asylum Rules After Sex Attacks

  • German chancellor warns of risk to Europe amid public outrage
  • Two main parties agree on proposal for easing deportations

Germany Questions Merkel's Open-Door Refugee Policy

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government moved swiftly to tighten asylum rules in response to public outrage over the New Year’s Eve sexual assaults as the German leader said the refugee crisis is putting Europe at risk.

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