German Education and Research Minister Annette Schavan gives a press statement to announce her resignation, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany,Saturday Feb. 9, 2013. Germany's education minister has resigned after a university decided to withdraw her doctorate, finding that she plagiarized parts of her thesis _ an embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government months before national elections. (AP Photo/dpa, Wolfgang Kumm)

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German Education and Research Minister Annette Schavan gives a press statement to announce her resignation, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany,Saturday Feb. 9,  2013. Germany's education minister has resigned after a university decided to withdraw her doctorate, finding that she plagiarized parts of her thesis _ an embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel's  government months before national elections.   (AP Photo/dpa, Wolfgang Kumm)
German Education and Research Minister Annette Schavan gives a press statement to announce her resignation, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany,Saturday Feb. 9, 2013. Germany's education minister has resigned after a university decided to withdraw her doctorate, finding that she plagiarized parts of her thesis _ an embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government months before national elections. (AP Photo/dpa, Wolfgang Kumm)
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