Merkel’s CDU coalition partner, the CSU, are demanding Merkel reaches a satisfactory agreement over EU asylum policy.
There are profound splits in Europe over migration with East European countries refusing to take in quotas of migrants. Italy has also joined the opposition.
This means it is unlikely there’ll be anything from tomorrow’s emergency European summit to placate the CSU.Read more >
The Colombian presidential election run-off is taking place today.
It is between two candidates, Gustavo Petro an left-wing ex guerilla and right-wing candidate Ivan Duque.
Late polling is indicating the race has tightened with Duque’s lead down to 3%.Read more >