The classes would stress "fundamental values such as democracy and the treatment of women in our society."
Macron said Merkel "has never forgotten what Europe's values are and she leads her country with great courage," referring to her announcement as "extremely dignified."
The German chancellor informed the Christian Democratic Union of her decision after a disappointing result in Hesse regional election.
New York Democratic congressional primary winner Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compared the "existential threat" posed by climate change to that of Nazi Germany during World War II.
Pushing back against the idea, Merkel criticized a proposition, saying it limits the freedom of members of the German parliament, known as the Bundestag.
State police, which issued a series of tweets about the incident, confirmed officers had to use pepper spray and their batons on some attendees.
On the nuclear deal, Germany sides with Iran against the U.S. and Israel, but it is wary of Tehran's other ambitions across the Middle East.
"I'm saddened that you live in such a home and neighborhood where you feel that I could not be accepted based on this."
Confidence in President Donald Trump was rated lowest among world leaders from China, France, Germany and Russia.
Merkel and Trump have sparred numerous times since the U.S. president took office. In recent months, Trump has criticized Germany's plan to move ahead with a Russian pipeline called Nord Stream 2.
German media is hotly debating the chancellor's slide in the polls as her party voted out her ally of 13 years.
President Donald Trump mocked the drone attack during a presidential rally in Venezuela, but it could happen in the U.S. as well.
The new report details allegations dating back from 1946 and implicates 4.4 percent of the German Catholic Church's clerics over that period.
The European Union's foreign policy chief said the other nations would "protect the freedom of their economic operators."
Hans-Georg Maassen suggested that a video showing far-right violence against migrants was fake.
Germany's lofty goal of switching to renewable energy gets a gritty reality check.
Finance ministers of Germany, France and the U.K. have been working together to move the plan forward.
Designed when Nazi Germany was about to invade Europe, the Beetle has survived many decades and reinventions.
"We won't accept that, surreptitiously, entire groups—Jews, Muslims—be excluded from society," the German chancellor said
At least four cows are dead after gorging on highly concentrated animal feed.
"The reptiles were in canisters, packed in bags, carried in hand luggage," environmental authorities said, after discovering the snakes when the plane landed.
Kueblboeck, the star of Germany's version of "American Idol" and a regular on TV in the country, is missing at sea.
"You get up in the morning, drink your coffee and read the paper. You look at a story and say, So is this the moment in which we've become fascist or isn't it?" Israeli actor Itay Tiran said.
The 90-year-old said her husband had kept the item on display at home since 1943, but it caused a frenzy when police discovered it was a live explosive.