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Germany's Merkel likely to win third term

German chancellor, enjoying high approval ratings in run-up to elections, appears poised to stay in power.

Last Modified: 21 Sep 2013 20:49
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Germans go to the polls on Sunday in an election that is likely to return Chancellor Angela Merkel to power for a record third term. 

Merkel is enjoying high approval ratings thanks to her tough stance on the eurozone crisis. But the so-called "Teflon chancellor" still has her critics.

Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports on Merkel’s last four years in office.

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