Merkel wins UN refugee agency award over welcome of Syrians


              FILE - Iraqi protesters take a selfie with a poster of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and a German flag, during demonstrations against corruption in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. The U.N. refugee agency says it's giving its highest award to former German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her efforts to bring in more than 1 million refugees — mostly from Syria — into Germany, despite some pockets of criticism at both home and abroad. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
            
              FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2015, file photo, refugee Rodin Saouan from Syria takes a picture of himself and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, during Merkel's visit at a registration center for migrants and refugees in Berlin, Germany. The U.N. refugee agency says it's giving its highest award to former German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her efforts to bring in more than 1 million refugees — mostly from Syria — into Germany, despite some pockets of criticism at both home and abroad. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
            
              FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo German chancellor Angela Merkel poses for a selfie with a refugee in a facility for arriving refugees in Berlin. The U.N. refugee agency says it's giving its highest award to former German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her efforts to bring in more than 1 million refugees — mostly from Syria — into Germany, despite some pockets of criticism at both home and abroad. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP, File)
Merkel wins UN refugee agency award over welcome of Syrians