Chancellor Angela Merkel casts vote in general election

German candidate Angela Merkel has cast her ballot in an election that is widely expected to hand her a third term in office.

German Chancellor and election candidate Angela Merkel casting her vote
German Chancellor and election candidate Angela Merkel casting her vote Credit: REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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Angela Merkel wins third term

Angela Merkel has won a historic third term as chancellor after her party won Germany's election, but fell short of an absolute majority.