German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd R) and joint candidate ...
Feb 19th, 2012
(Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd R) and joint candidate for the post of president, former East German rights activist Joachim Gauck (C), attend a news conference with party leaders at the Chancellery in Berlin February 19, 2012. Merkel bowed to pressure on Sunday and agreed to back popular opposition candidate Gauck to become president, averting a political fight that might have distracted her government from solving the euro zone crisis. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS) -
A German policeman has been arrested after the chopped-up body of a man he met on a fetishist website for cannibalism was found buried in his garden, police in the eastern city of Dresden said on Friday. "The victim had been fantasizing about being killed and eaten by someone else since his youth," Dresden police chief Dieter Kroll told a... [Full Article]
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