Olaf Scholz Ends Angela Merkel’s Era 

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German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz won Sunday’s parliamentary elections, ending Angela Merkel’s era after 16 years. Scholz, a representative of Germany’s centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), garnered 25.7 percent of the vote, Merkel’s centre-right CDU-CSU conservative bloc got 24.1 percent. According to provisional results released on Monday, Greens got 14.8 percent and the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) won 11.5 percent. The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) got 10.3 percent of the vote. Scholz, 63, said he aimed to build a coalition with the Greens and the FDP. “What you see …

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