Friday, April 18, 2014   

Merkel takes helm for four more years
(12-17 17:50)

Germany's parliament elected Angela Merkel as chancellor for a third term, ending nearly three months of uncertainty since elections that forced her to seek a “grand coalition’’ with opposition groups.
Merkel, who is now set to govern Europe's biggest economy for another four years, was re-elected by 462 members of the Bundestag lower house of parliament, with 150 voting against and nine abstentions.—AFP



   
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