German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of Germany's conservative ...
Nov 13th, 2011
(Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of Germany's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and party general secretary Hermann Groehe (L) inspect the stage for the upcoming party meeting at the fairground in Leipzig, November 13, 2011. The CDU, party of Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, will hold a three day party meeting until November 15. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS) -
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