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Merkel to Visit Asylum Center Hit by Far-Right Riots

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting an asylum shelter in eastern Germany Wednesday to meet with refugees, aid workers, and local officials as Europe struggles with a flood of asylum seekers fleeing violence in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. The center Merkel is visiting in Heidenau has been hit by rioting blamed on neo-Nazis and supporters of the far right who are against providing shelter to the asylum seekers. Officials said Tuesday that record numbers of migrants are entering...

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