Injured Merkel 'cancels meetings for three weeks'

AFP's Berlin correspondent Deborah Cole says chancellor Angela Merkel has cancelled nearly all meetings for three weeks following a skiing accident.

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Merkel fell while cross-country skiing during winter holiday, on crutches, cancelled nearly all meetings for 3 weeks @afp story to follow

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Angela Merkel fractures pelvis in skiing accident

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured her pelvis in a skiing accident in Switzerland and has been advised to cut back her work schedule for the next three weeks, but would continue to lead the government.