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Unprecedented Trial of Former German President Begins

For the first time in German history, a former head of state is being put in the dock. Christian Wulff, who resigned in 2012, is seeking to be fully acquitted of charges he accepted favors.
Former German President Christian Wulff (center) talks with journalists as he arrives for the beginning of his trial at the regional court in Hanover.

Former German President Christian Wulff (center) talks with journalists as he arrives for the beginning of his trial at the regional court in Hanover.

AFP