Angela Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German chancellor
 

Angela Merkel has been sworn in for a fourth term as German chancellor, after months of political wrangling that left her weakened.
Germany's parliament earlier approved her re-election by 364 votes to 315.
Mrs Merkel has vowed to get to work quickly after the longest period of coalition-building in post-war Germany.
It is nearly six months since the election. Mrs Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc had its worst result in almost 70 years.
But she finally secured a coalition deal with the Social Democrats (SPD) earlier this month following a painful stretch of political deadlock.
It cost her... read more

 
14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 36
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