Merkel Country Trouble Ahead for Triumphant Queen Angela

It hardly gets any more exciting, more enthralling or more spectacular. This 2013 German election represents a watershed. The chancellor has triumphed, and her coalition partners the pro-business Free Democrats are shattered. Germany is well and truly Angela Merkel country.
A happy Angela Merkel after hearing the first exit poll results.

A happy Angela Merkel after hearing the first exit poll results.

Foto: FABRIZIO BENSCH/ REUTERS
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Photo Gallery: The German Election in Numbers