Merkel 'broke pelvis' skiing

A journalist from German broadcaster Deutsche Welle says Angela Merkel has broken her pelvis in a skiiing accident.

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#Merkel off for three weeks after breaking pelvis in skiing accident. Slow start for a #Groko that took three months to negotiate.

GroKo is short for "grosse Koalition", a grand coaliton of the two large camps from centre-left and centre-right within German politics.

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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.