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Merkel wins fourth mandate, but only the hard right and small parties celebrate

Monday, September 25th 2017 - 07:16 UTC
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Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany’s election Sunday, but her victory was clouded by the entry into parliament of the hard-right AfD in the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II. Merkel, who after 12 years in power held a double-digit lead for most of the campaign, scored around 33% of the vote with her conservative Christian Union (CDU/CSU) bloc, according to preliminary results. Read full article

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  • willowas1

    Germany's attempt to stabilize itself internally and prevent fragmentation of its constituent parts is a bit like my dad-oladejo awoku-if he coughs we all catch cold

    Sep 27th, 2017 - 02:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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