Chastened Merkel braces for coalition tussle after vote

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Germany’s Angela Merkel turns to the complex task of sounding out partners in a potentially fragile coalition after securing a fourth term as chancellor in Sunday’s election even though her conservatives bled support to the far-right.

Damaged by her handling of the 2015 migrant crisis, Merkel’s conservative bloc won 32.9 percent of the vote, down 8.6 points from the 2013 election and hitting its lowest level since 1949.

However, hers was still the biggest parliamentary bloc and Europe’s most powerful leader stressed that as the strongest party,...


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Chastened Merkel braces for coalition tussle after vote


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