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Oct 29, 2018 10:06 AM 5+ mon ago

Merkel to step down as CDU leader in dramatic move

Angela Merkel will not seek re-election as chair of Germany's ruling CDU party, effectively standing down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union, a post she has held for 18 years, after a disastrous performance by her party in regional elections in the German state of Hesse on Sunday badly dented her authority, and followed an ultimatum by her junior coalition partner, the SPD which also suffered a devastating loss in latest elections.

According to Spiegel and Bild, Merkel, who has chaired the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000, was expected to compete again at the party congress in Hamburg in early December. however in what many are calling "the end of an era" during which her command of Germany put its stamp on Europe and beyond for more than a decade, on Monday morning she told senior party executives that she ...

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