Schäuble to become Bundestag president

Deutsche Welle: Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble will be the new president of the Bundestag, German media reported on Wednesday. Figures from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian allies in the Christian Social Union (CSU) told reporters from the German press agency and the mass-circulation daily Bild that Schäuble would likely be formally nominated on October 17.