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  • The Guardian view on the German elections: Angela Merkel keeps winning Read more >

    The Guardian view on the German elections: Angela Merkel keeps winning

    Image: Armin Laschet, top candidate of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union celebrates after the North Rhine-Westphalia state elections. Photograph: Kay Nietfeld/AFP/Getty Images. Editorial. Last week France, next month Britain. Yet even by these standards, Sunday’s German regional election in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), won – on exit poll projections – in emphatic fashion by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s […]

  • Election Setback a ‘Wake-up call’ for Merkel, Media and Politicians Say Read more >

    Election Setback a ‘Wake-up call’ for Merkel, Media and Politicians Say

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Critics of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door refugee policies called on her to change course after voters in three regional elections punished her conservatives and flocked to a new anti-immigration party that wants German borders closed. Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) lost support in all three states – the industrial state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the […]

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