Merkel to Run for 4th Term

Merkel to Run for 4th TermMerkel to Run for 4th Term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has governed Germany since 2005, has reportedly decided to run for a fourth term and has started planning her 2017 reelection campaign, Der Spiegel news magazine said on Saturday in an unsourced report. Merkel, who turned 61 on July 17, hinted in a speech in Cologne last year she would stand again, Reuters reported.