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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, chairwoman of the Christian Democratic party, CDU, greets a supporter at the party headquarters after the national elections in Berlin Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives triumphed in Germany's election Sunday, and could even win the first single party majority in more than 50 years. Her center-right coalition partners risked ejection from parliament for the first time in their post-World War II history.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)