Wednesday

4th May 2016

Ticker

Merkel re-elected party chief with record score

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday was re-elected chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union with 97.7 percent of the votes. She said her government was the best Germany have had since reunification and vowed to continue her step by step euro-crisis management that got Germany out of recession.

News in Brief

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  3. Sweden registers more asylum application withdrawals
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  5. ECB expected to stop printing €500 notes
  6. Spain dissolves parliament for 26 June election
  7. Germany to legalise cannabis for medicinal use
  8. Hungary to hold migrant quota referendum by October

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