Merkel's Coalition Partners Unravel Confidence Wanes in FDP Leader Rösler

Despite efforts to breathe new life into their faltering message, Free Democratic Party leader Philipp Rösler could be forced to step down soon. Should he fall, Chancellor Merkel could lose much more than a key political partner. Her entire cabinet could face a significant reshuffle.
Von Ralf Neukirch und Merlind Theile
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen