German Chancellor Merkel and Education Minister Schavan arrive for statement to media in Berlin

 
German Chancellor Merkel and Education Minister Schavan arrive for statement to media in Berlin
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Education Minister Annette Schavan arrive for a statement to the media in Berlin February 9, 2013. Germany's education minister resigned on Saturday after being stripped of her doctorate over plagiarism charges, an embarrassment for her close confidante Chancellor Angela Merkel who is campaigning to win a third term in office this year. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz