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Angela Merkel - 2005 National Elections

Time: Sunday Sep 18, 2005

Place: Germany

Details: On 18 September 2005, Merkel's CDU/CSU and Schröder's SPD went head-to-head in the national elections, with the CDU/CSU winning 35.2% (CDU 27.8%/CSU 7.5%) of the second votes to the SPD's 34.2%. The result was so close, both Schröder and Merkel claimed victory. Neither the SPD-Green coalition nor the CDU/CSU and its preferred coalition partners, the Free Democratic Party, held enough seats to form a majority in the Bundestag. A grand coalition between the CDU/CSU and SPD faced the challenge that both parties demanded the chancellorship. However, after three weeks of negotiations, the two parties reached a deal whereby Merkel would become Chancellor and the SPD would hold 8 of the 16 seats in the cabinet.



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On This Day - 18 September

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Aureus of Augustus, the first Roman Emperor
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Ottoman Empire Coat of arms
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Irish War of Independence
Irish War of Independence-Third Home Rule Act
Friday Sep 18, 1914 - Ireland

18 September 2005

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Nintendo-The Game Boy Micro
Sunday Sep 18, 2005 - Kyoto, Japan

September 2005

The headquarters of the World Trade Organization
World Trade Organization-Pascal Lamy
Thursday Sep 1, 2005 - Geneva, Switzerland
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United Nations
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Wednesday Sep 14, 2005 - New York City, New York, U.S.


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2005 - Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
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Christine Lagarde
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2005 - France
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Carlos the Jackal-European Court
2005 - Paris, France