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    It seems Germany has no place for refugees anymore and 'Herzlich Willkommen' is heard less often.

    Great Wall of Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing a massive backlash against the government's refugee policy, with a majority of MPs from Merkel's own party reportedly devising plans to build a barbed wire defense system along Germany's eastern borders to halt the flow of refugees into the country.

    "We must stop the influx of refugees. There should be no taboos about taking another look at our border fortifications," Christian von Stetten, the MP initiating the move, said.

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