'Severe Blow' Weber's Departure Undermines Merkel's EU Clout

Friday's official announcement that Axel Weber, the president of Germany's Bundesbank and leading candidate as the next head of the European Central Bank, will step down has weakened Angela Merkel. It casts a spotlight on problems with the chancellor's EU policies and threatens to further erode her authority in Brussels.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "A vote of no confidence on her European policies"

German Chancellor Angela Merkel: "A vote of no confidence on her European policies"

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