Poll shows half of Germans against Angela Merkel serving fourth term

August 28, 2016 10:34 AM

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Poll shows half of Germans against Angela Merkel serving fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's domestic popularity has declined, a poll showed on Sunday, with 50% of Germans against her serving a fourth term in office after a federal election in 2017.

A series of violent attacks on civilians in July, two of which were claimed by Islamic State (ISIS), have focused attention on Merkel's open-door migrant policy, which allowed hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere into Germany last year.

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