Merkel defends ‘consolidation’ tactic as austerity criticism mounts

Picture taken on September 13, 2012 shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the President of FC Bayern Munich Uli Hoeness arriving for a press conference for the launch of the "Geh Deinen Weg" (Go your own way) campaign for integration at the Chancellery in Berlin. (AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 24, 2013, on page 6.




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