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Merkel on course for fourth term

But far right party AfD is expected to enter Parliament for first time as polls estimate that it may take 11% of the vote

Latest polls in September show that Mrs Merkel's centre right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party is well ahead of its nearest rival.


GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel appears set to achieve a fourth term in the coming German elections. Commentators are disturbed, however, that for the first time in numerous decades, the extreme far right will have a presence in Parliament.

Latest polls in September show...

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