Article Photos: German education minister quits in plagiarism case 2/4

FILE - In this May 20, 2012 file picture German education minister  Annette Schavan attends a press conference in Erfurt, eastern Germany.  Germany's education minister has resigned Saturday Feb. 9, 2013, after a university decided to withdraw her doctorate, finding that she plagiarized parts of her thesis - an embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government months before national elections. (AP Photo/dpa,Martin Schutt,File)