Geman Chancellor Angela Merkel (C), leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) holds a signed treaty as she stands with Horst Seehofer (R) leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) and Sigmar ... more 
Geman Chancellor Angela Merkel (C), leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) holds a signed treaty as she stands with Horst Seehofer (R) leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU) and Sigmar Gabriel leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) during a coalition treaty signing ceremony in Berlin, December 16, 2013. Germany's Social Democrats voted overwhelmingly in favour of joining a "grand coalition" with Merkel's conservatives on Saturday, clearing the way for a new right-left government that will take office on Tuesday. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS) less 
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