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Merkel set for late G20 arrival after ‘serious’ plane malfunction

BERLIN: Germany's air force on Friday was investigating a serious technical mishap on Chancellor Angela Merkel's plane that forced an emergency landing and delayed her arrival at the G20 summit by more than 12 hours. The latest embarrassing glitch for the German military forced Merkel to instead take a commercial flight to Buenos Aires with a vastly reduced delegation and miss scheduled talks with several world leaders. It was not yet clear whether Merkel could hold her planned talks at a later stage with US President…