Monday, 30 April 2012

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"(Reuters) - With some sporting pirate garb and black beards in light-hearted tribute to their name, Germany's Pirates party gathered in a small city hall and in the vast open waters of cyberspace this weekend to chart a course that may yet take them to the national parliament.

The party, which met in the northern city of Neumuenster, aroused a mixture of wry amusement and angry derision when it stormed onto the political scene last year garnering 8.9 percent of vote in Berlin's city assembly. Since then, however, it has staked a claim to third place in the party pecking order, garnering 11 to 13 percent in opinion polls.

Even Chancellor Angela Merkel, not one to indulge the frivolous, must take them seriously. Her chances of winning a third term at 2013 federal polls are rising because the Pirates' surge from nowhere makes it less likely that the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) and Greens can form a majority.

The Pirates are drawing support from all parties, but particularly from the left. Thanks to their spirited anti-establishment attitude they are also attracting many new voters who in the past stayed away from the polls on election day.

"We were young and we were small, but we have already made history," said 24-year old Marina Weisband, a Pirates leader ... (continues) ..."

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http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2012/04/29/world/middleeast/ap-ml-syria.html?_r=1&smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto


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