Fresh Trouble for Free Democrats Another German Politician Faces Plagiarism Accusations

Silvana Koch-Mehrin, a rising star in Germany's Free Democratic Party, is being accused of plagiarizing parts of her doctoral thesis and her university has started a probe. Similar allegations cost Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg his job as defense minister.
Silvana Koch-Mehrin, a member of the European Parliament with Germany's Free Democratic Party, is being reviewed for allegations of possible plagiarism.

Silvana Koch-Mehrin, a member of the European Parliament with Germany's Free Democratic Party, is being reviewed for allegations of possible plagiarism.

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