German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bruised by half a year of post-election coalition haggling, was Wednesday elected by parliament to her fourth and likely final term at the helm of Europe’s biggest economy. Photo: Reuters

Bruised by months of post-election haggling, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is confirmed for fourth term

Parliamentary vote came 171 days after the election, nearly double the previous record

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bruised by half a year of post-election coalition haggling, was Wednesday elected by parliament to her fourth and likely final term at the helm of Europe’s biggest economy. Photo: Reuters
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