German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) addresses a news conference in Berlin, December 15, 2013. Germany's Social Democrats voted overwhelmingly in favour of ... more 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) addresses a news conference in Berlin, December 15, 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/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS) less 
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