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HAMBURG, Germany | Merkel’s party chooses successor to longtime German leader

HAMBURG, Germany— Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s party is meeting to elect a new leader who could help shape Germany’s political direction for the next generation. A close ally of Merkel’s and a one-time rival are considered favorites for the job to lead the center-right Christian Democratic Union. Merkel announced in October she would give up the … Continue reading HAMBURG, Germany | Merkel’s party chooses successor to longtime German leader