There is a possibility that the man, found in possession of guns and explosive charges, had connections with the deadly attacks which claimed 129 lives in Paris, Seehofer said in a speech to the conference of the ruling Christian Democratic Union
The plan was agreed to by Merkel's Christian Democratic Union
and the Christian Social Union, both center-right parties in Germany, as well as the Social Democratic Party.
Merkel is the Leader of the Christian Democratic Union
(CDU) which is politically allied to its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), led by Bavaria's President Horst Seehofer.
Speaking at an event in Hamburg organised by the youth wing of her Christian Democratic Union
(CDU), Merkel said her approach was based on Christian values and that the respect for human dignity had to be the "central benchmark".
At a Christian Democratic Union
(CDU) party meeting in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday warned of the possible fallout of Turkey's proposal for a "safe zone" in northern Syria.
That she, over those past 25 years, rose to become leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union
, was elected Chancellor of a unified Germany -- and now looks like to be a shoo-in for her fourth term in 2017 -- speaks volumes of the portly short woman with a penchant for sensible shoes, carefully coiffed hair and a uniform of a brightly coloured jacket.
Although the Greek bailout passed through the Bundestag, Ms Merkel endured the biggest revolt yet in her Christian Democratic Union
and its sister party.
BERLIN, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC mourns the passing of Philipp Missfelder, a leading member of Chancellor Merkel's Christian Democratic Union
, and a strong advocate for transatlantic relations and German-Israeli relations.
Addressing the members of Economic Council of Germanys ruling party, Christian Democratic Union
(CDU), the Pakistani Ambassador to Germany said Chinas investment of Rs.
It said its information came from people close to the 85-year-old former leader of the Christian Democratic Union
The Christian Democratic Union
and Social Democrats agreed to move forward legislation that would require large publicly traded companies to put women in 30 percent of such supervisory roles.
Wolfgang Bosbach, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union
, lauded the initiative, saying just plain banning the organisation per se "may not have had the desired impact.