Defensive Minister University Withdraws Guttenberg's Doctor Title

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has gotten his wish. After requesting that his alma mater withdraw his doctor title in the face of accusations that he plagiarized large sections of his dissertation, the University of Bayreuth complied on Wednesday evening. The minister's popularity does not seem to have suffered.
German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg faced a parliamentary grilling on Wednesday.

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg faced a parliamentary grilling on Wednesday.

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