Merkel eyes 2013 election in cross-party president pick

(LtoR) Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) Sigmar Gabriel, Former East German rights activist Joachim Gauck, German chancellor Angela Merkel, Bavarian State Governor Horst Seehofer and German Economy Minister and vice-chancellor Philipp Roesler. (AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL)





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