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Angela Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German chancellor

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Her new government is under pressure to get down to business after months of political deadlock.

Angela Merkel scrapes back position in parliament with nine-vote majority

The Times / Sport

Angela Merkel limped into a fourth term as German chancellor this morning with her position confirmed in parliament by a majority of just nine votes. After an indecisive election left her scrabbling to form a new coalition Mrs Merkel, 63,…

Merkel begins fourth term as German Chancellor

Sky News / World

Angela Merkel has finally begun her fourth term as Chancellor after almost six months of political deadlock in Germany.

Angela Merkel Begins Fourth Term as German Chancellor

Angela Merkel finally began her fourth, and likely final, term as German chancellor, nearly six months after a general election that delivered a fractured parliament and no obvious ruling majority.

Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

Fox News / World

Germany's parliament elected Angela Merkel for her fourth term as chancellor on Wednesday, putting an end to nearly six months of political drift in Europe's biggest economy.

Weakened Merkel begins fourth term beset by challenges

Reuters / UK / World

BERLIN (Reuters) - German lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Angela Merkel as chancellor for a fourth, and likely final, term that may prove her most challenging yet as she takes charge of a fragile coalition with her personal standing…

Angela Merkel voted in for fourth term as German chancellor

The Guardian / World

Pressure on new government to get down to business after months of horse-trading led to reformation of grand coalition

Angela Merkel Elected to Her Fourth Term as Chancellor of Germany

TIME / World

(BERLIN) — Germany’s parliament has elected Angela Merkel for her fourth term as chancellor, putting an end to nearly six months of political drift in Europe’s biggest economy.

German parliament meets to elect Merkel for 4th term

Fox News / World

Germany's parliament is meeting to elect Angela Merkel for a fourth term as chancellor, ending nearly six months of political drift in Europe's biggest economy.

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