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.

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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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