FROM Noah Barkin
After success in German election, far right party chair walks out After yesterday's national election, Angela Merkel will still be Germany's Chancellor, but today she changed her tune a bit. Leadership of the right-wing Alternative for Germany Party suddenly split up after winning seats in the Bundestag for the first time. Noah Barkin is special Europe correspondent for Reuters .
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