FILE - This undated file photo shows then German Women and Youths Minister Angela Merkel, right, next to then German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Chancellor Angela Merkel is cautiously rejecting criticism ... more 
FILE - This undated file photo shows then German Women and Youths Minister Angela Merkel, right, next to then German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Chancellor Angela Merkel is cautiously rejecting criticism of Germany's current course from longtime leader and conservative icon Helmut Kohl. Kohl, the chancellor's one-time mentor, said in an interview published this week: "I ask myself where Germany stands today and where it wants to go." That was widely seen as criticism of Merkel. (AP Photo/File) less 
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Thu, Aug 25, 2011 4:58 AM EDT