Bavarian Christian Social Union has been a loud critic of Merkel's refugee policy from her own side.
Alstom's Coradia iLint train only emits steam into the atmosphere.
Günther Oettinger, Germany's European Commissioner, used the phrase to refer to Chinese people.
President Petro Poroshenko warned that Russian-backed separatists have a vast military stockpile.
A man who posted a photo with the flag on Facebook will not be charged.
Police raided an apartment and detained a man in connection with the elusive suspect, Jaber Albakr, 22.
German prosecutors said the satire was so exaggerated that they could not take it seriously.
Majo and Motshegetsi, both 15 months old, had only been at Leipzig since August.
German political history suggests Merkel shouldn't worry about her current polling.
Survey is a further sign of German chancellor's declining popularity in the wake of refugee crisis.
More than 200 police were involved in raids to detain the three men.
The Russian leader announced he will return to four-way talks.