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Weakened Merkel to step down as chancellor in 2021

Berlin - Angela Merkel on Monday announced she will quit as German chancellor when her mandate ends in 2021, as she sought to draw a line under a series of political crises that have rocked her fragile coalition.

Merkel to give up party leadership after poll setback

Berlin - Germany's Angela Merkel will not run for re-election as leader of her centre-right CDU, sources said Monday, in the clearest sign yet that the veteran chancellor is preparing her eventual exit after voters again punished her fragile coalition in a regi...

Key Merkel allies threaten to quit coalition

Frankfurt Am Main - Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners threatened Sunday to quit her governing coalition, blaming bitter infighting in Berlin for massive losses to both the chancellor's conservative party and the centre-left in a regional vote.

Merkel government shaken by German regional vote battering

Frankfurt Am Main - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government on Sunday suffered a beating in a second key regional election in as many weeks, multiplying questions over the future of the veteran leader's fragile alliance.

Another nail-biter for Merkel as Hessians go to polls

Frankfurt Am Main - Shifting tectonic plates in German politics are set to mark a second regional election in as many weeks Sunday, threatening fresh aftershocks for Chancellor Angela Merkel's battered Berlin coalition.

Hesse state poll threatens second blow to weakened Merkel

Frankfurt Am Main - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday faces a second regional election in as many weeks set to inflict more pain on her shaky coalition and strengthen centrifugal forces that could yet tear it apart.

5-year-old boy drives car into mother & child at kindergarten

Fulda - In a freak accident, a five-year-old boy managed to start his parents' car outside a kindergarten in Fulda in Hesse, Germany, seriously injuring a mother and her son.

Oops: German bank employee dozes, transfers €222,222,222.22

Hessen - The employee was supposed to transfer €62.40 from a retiree’s bank account, but fell asleep with his finger on the "2" key and transferred €222 million instead. Thank heavens he wasn't typing the number "9."

Is Sprint Sinking Like Shackleton's Ship? Hesse Thinks So But Is More Optimistic.

Sprint is significantly behind Verizon in subscribers. In response, Sprint's new CEO Daniel R. Hesse has given employees a DVD documentary about a shipwreck where the crew survived. He believes he can stop his ship from sinking.
 

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