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Photo Gallery: German Environment Minister Röttgen Fired

Aftermath of Election Debacle Merkel Fires Environment Minister Röttgen

Chancellor Angela Merkel sacked Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen on Wednesday, replacing him with her close aide Peter Altmaier. Röttgen, a former protege of the chancellor, lost a major election for Merkel's conservative party on Sunday.
cro -- with wire reports