German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), arrives for a party leadership meeting at the CDU headquarters, on Monday in Berlin. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Angela Merkel does turnaround on migrants, in deal with rebel minister that saves her German government

The Chancellor agreed to set up holding and processing centres for asylum seekers on Germany’s borders, after being challenged by interior minister Horst Seehofer over her softer stance on migration

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), arrives for a party leadership meeting at the CDU headquarters, on Monday in Berlin. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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