Merkel Buzzed by Mini-Drone at Campaign Event

Von Friederike Heine
Chancellor Merkel looked on with amusement on Sunday as a miniature drone approaches the stage. Defense Minister De Maizière, right, seemed less pleased.

Chancellor Merkel looked on with amusement on Sunday as a miniature drone approaches the stage. Defense Minister De Maizière, right, seemed less pleased.

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The aircraft was being operated by remote control from a nearby hideout.

The aircraft was being operated by remote control from a nearby hideout.

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