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EU Powerhouse Germany Heading for Recession

BERLIN (AP) – Government figures show that industrial production in Germany dropped for the third consecutive month in November, a development that’s likely to fuel concerns that Europe’s biggest economy may have entered a technical recession in last year’s fourth quarter.

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Merkel’s Successor Moves to Consolidate Party Power

BERLIN (AP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s successor at the helm of Germany’s main center-right party is moving quickly to consolidate her power after a narrow victory, proposing a young conservative for a key leadership post in a move that appears designed to build bridges.

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