Merkel's Embattled Education Minister Evidence of Plagiarism Hardens against Schavan

German Education Minister Annette Schavan might soon become the second cabinet member in two years to lose her doctorate and her job. A university report leaked to SPIEGEL accuses Schavan of a "plagiaristic approach." A close confidant of Chancellor Merkel, Schavan has denied the charges.
Education Minister Annette Schavan has been accused of plagiarism.

Education Minister Annette Schavan has been accused of plagiarism.

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