Architect of Germany’s reunification dies aged 87

BERLINS – Former chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany’s 1990 reunification and mentor to Angela Merkel, has died at age 87, his Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) said on Friday. The mass-selling newspaper Bild reported that Mr Kohl died at 9.15 am on Friday in bed at his home in Ludwigshafen, in western Germany, […]

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