Merkel Met With Taunts and Grateful Refugees in Eastern Germany

  • Emotional party meeting caps a week of plaudits, criticism
  • German chancellor approaches difficult fourth election bid

Germany's CDU Expects Aggressive Election Campaign

Angela Merkel got a taste of what 2017 has in store. At an intimate town-hall setting, the German chancellor was met simultaneously with asylum seekers who wanted to shake her hand and jeering critics, including a member of her party who insisted she resign.

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