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German Green Party wins state victory with anti-nuclear sentiment

(excerpt from) The Guardian UK
German Greens hail state victory in vote overshadowed by Fukushima

• ‘Historic’ first ever victory in regional Landtag vote
• Chancellor suffers after U-turn on nuclear power

The Green party has taken power from Angela Merkel’s conservatives in one of Germany’s richest states, preliminary results from the Baden-Württemberg elections show.

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