17 Feb '12, 10am

German president resigns

German president resigns

BERLIN : Germany's president resigned on Friday after a string of scandals, handing Chancellor Angela Merkel a political headache at home as she battles to lead Europe from its debt crisis. "I am ... today stepping down from the office of federal president to free up the way quickly for a successor," Christian Wulff said in a three-and-a-half-minute televised statement from his Bellevue palace. Germany needs "a president that enjoys the trust of not only a majority, but a broad majority of citizens," said a sombre Wulff, with his wife Bettina at his side. "The developments of the last days and weeks have shown that this trust and therefore my effectiveness have been damaged. "For this reason, it is no longer possible to carry out the office of president both domestically and abroad the way it needs to be done," added the head of state. "I have made mistakes, but I was alwa...

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