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How Merkel made it to the top

Al Jazeera looks at how Chancellor Angela Merkel became the most powerful woman as she seeks re-election.

Last Modified: 20 Sep 2013 08:45
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Sunday is general election day in Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking re-election for a third term.

As Germany’s most popular elected politician, she stands a very good chance of achieving that goal.

So how did she become, as many describe her, the most powerful woman in the world?

Al Jazeera’s Nick Spicer explains from Berlin.

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