Merkel's Last Stand? Chancellor Running Out of Time on Refugee Issue

Angela Merkel has repeatedly said that it will take time to solve the refugee crisis. But impatience is growing, particularly following the sexual assaults in Cologne. Voices of discontent are getting louder and the chancellor's hold on power may be weakening. By SPIEGEL Staff
The mood in Germany is rapidly shifting, and Chancellor Angela Merkel is under fire.

The mood in Germany is rapidly shifting, and Chancellor Angela Merkel is under fire.

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