World From Berlin Triumph Confirms 'Era of Merkelism'

Angela Merkel is at the zenith of her power. Her historic election win on Sunday reflects how deeply Germans appreciate her no-nonsense, frugal Hausfrau style of governing, say editorials. But she now needs to address domestic reforms to secure her legacy.
A personal victory for 'Mutti' Merkel.

A personal victory for 'Mutti' Merkel.

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Photo Gallery: The German Election in Numbers
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Photo Gallery: The German Election in Numbers

David Crossland and Friederike Heine