Celebrating Death? Merkel Comments on Bin Laden Killing Draw Criticism

On Monday, Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "glad" about the killing of Osama bin Laden. Now, though, criticism of the comment is mounting -- even within her own party. German Foreign Minister Westerwelle, meanwhile, is calling on the West to be careful in its reaction to the news.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come under fire for expressing pleasure at the death of bin Laden.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come under fire for expressing pleasure at the death of bin Laden.

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-- mbw with wires