Controversy Over Afghanistan Remarks German President Horst Köhler Resigns

German President Horst Köhler, under fire for controversial comments he made about Germany's mission in Afghanistan, resigned with immediate effect on Monday in a shock announcement that comes as the latest in a series of blows to Chancellor Angela Merkel.
German President Horst Köhler resigned on Monday.

German President Horst Köhler resigned on Monday.

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cro -- with wire reports