Quantcast
Home » Topics » chancellor

German defense minister quits in plagiarism row

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg resigned on Tuesday after admitting to copying part of a doctoral dissertation, stunning Angela Merkel and depriving her conservatives of their brightest star. Guttenberg, 39, was the most popular member of Chancellor Merkel’s cabinet. His loss deals a severe blow to…

Google+