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Olaf Scholz sworn Germany’s new chancellor, officially ending Angela Merkel’s 16-year rule

Social Democrat Olaf Scholz has been sworn in as Germany’s new chancellor, ending 16 years of conservative rule under Angela Merkel and paving the way for a pro-European coalition government that has promised to boost green investment. Scholz, 63, who served as vice chancellor and finance minister in Merkel’s outgoing government, got a clear majority […]