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UPDATE 2-Weakened Merkel begins 4th term beset by challenges

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

* Lawmakers vote by 364 to 315 in Merkel's favour
* With diminished standing, she leads awkward coalition
* Putin offers congratulations, wants to develop ties
* Merkel to meet Macon in Paris on Friday
* Trade troubles brewing with Washington
(Adds Paris visit, Putin, Steinmeier)
By Paul Carrel and Madeline Chambers
BERLIN, March 14 (Reuters) - German lawmakers voted on
Wednesday to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for a fourth,
and likely final, ter ...