The German Police has said that the suspected bomber in the recent pop concert attack in Manchester had passed through a German airport before the attack.
Wolfgang Schaeuble and Bruno Le Maire agreed to set up a joint working group that would present ideas by July on deepening euro zone integration.
On his first visit to Poland as president, the German leader said that in order to recover from the existing crisis, the European Union needs the help of Poland.
The German federal cyber agency, BSI, said it was aware of additional German institutions affected by the WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack.
Merkel is running for a fourth term in September national elections, with many Germans wary of military deployments given the country’s militaristic and nationalistic past.
The requirement to have two people in the cockpit at all times was introduced after Germanwings copilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew a passenger plane into a French mountainside, killing 144 people in March 2015.
The dispute threatens to widen a rift between Israel and Germany over the Palestinian issue.
“Merkel, now you’re applying Nazi methods. Against my brothers who live in Germany, and against my ministers and lawmakers who visit there. Would this suit the ethics of politics? Your mission is not to support terrorist organisations, but to extradite them,” said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan
“When I resisted, they started slapping me,” the 24-year-old, who has been living in a secret location provided by police since his release because he says he is afraid for his life, told the British daily.
While no one had claimed responsibility for the attack in a video, Frank said the sequence of events evoked memories of a similar attack in the French city of Nice in July.
Monday’s attack also threatened to rekindle tensions between Merkel and Bavarian conservative allies, who have sniped at her migrant policies and demanded a cap on the number of newcomers Germany will accept
The attacks were directed against German parties and members of parliament, the agency said, adding they were carried out by government bodies posing as “hacktivists”.
The vote came after a speech in which she struck a decidedly conservative note, telling members that she wants to stem the influx of migrants and ban face-covering veils where possible.
Known for her toughness and dogged pursuance of tricky political situations, Merkel’s bid for re-election is being perceived to be a vote towards reliability and predictability.
Merkel also said Germany expects China’s market to be open to foreign investment.