The World from Berlin Presidential Vote 'Could Turn into a Disaster for Merkel'

Chancellor Angela Merkel has chosen her candidate to fill Germany's vacant presidency. But the rest of the country prefers the opposition's favorite. The June 30 vote could turn into a disaster for Merkel, commentators write on Monday.
Joachim Gauck helped bring down the East German communist regime. Will he bring down Merkel?

Joachim Gauck helped bring down the East German communist regime. Will he bring down Merkel?

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-- David Crossland