Merkel’s conservatives hit 12-year low in German poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on as she arrives for the opening of the Bayreuth Wagner Festival at The Richard Wagner Festival Hall on the Green Hill (Gruener Huegel) in Bayreuth, Germany, July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

BERLIN (Reuters) – Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc, trying to move beyond a bitter dispute over migrant policy that threatened the coalition, has fallen to its lowest level since 2006, a poll showed on Sunday. The Emnid poll published in Bild am Sonntag showed Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their sister party, Bavaria’s […]

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