Posts Tagged ‘Angela Merkel’

Germany gets its first black MPs; Muslim winner a first for Merkel’s party

September 24, 2013
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    Senegalese-born German politician Karamba Diaby (center, left) attends a cross-cultural festival in downtown Halle, Germany, on Monday, a day after the German general elections. (AFP)

Germany gets its first black MPs; Muslim winner a first for Merkel’s party

BERLIN: A chemist and an actor — both with family roots in Senegal — have become Germany’s first black federal lawmakers, according to official election results released Monday.

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