German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German Vice Chancellor, Economy and Energy Minister Sigmar Gabriel hand over birthday flowers to State Minister at the Foreign Ministry Michael Roth before the weekly cabinet meeting in Berlin
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a news conference in Berlin, Germany
People pass by the office of the representation of the European Commission in Germany in Berlin
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel watches how lemonade is mixed as part of a children’s experiment during her visit at a kindergarten in Berlin, Germany.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel signs an autograph as pupils attempt a selfie upon Merkel’s arrival at Franzoesisches Gymnasium Berlin, Germany on Tuesday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspect a military honor guard before talks at the Chancellery in Berlin
Children play as residents look from their window at the container settlement shelter for refugees and migrants in Zehlendorf district in Berlin, Germany. Locals, many of them retirees, come to the shelter regularly to help the refugees and migrants
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto lays a wreath at the memorial for the victims of war and dictatorship at new guard house (Neue Wache) in Berlin
Actress Emma Thompson holds her name badge in front of her face during the press conference for the film ‘Alone in Berlin’ at the 2016 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany
A model wears a creation of designer Anja Gockel during the Fashion Week in Berlin, Wednesday. The Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collections are presented during the Berlin Fashion Week, which started on Monday
A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday
Members of German federal police Bundespolizei demonstrate their skills during a presentation of the new unit for arrests and securing evidence (BFE) in Ahrensfelde near Berlin, Germany on Wednesday
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German Bundeswehr soldiers of an honour guard salute during a welcoming ceremony at the Defence Ministry in Berlin on Friday
A model wears a creation of designer Anja Gockel Spring/Summer 2015 fashion collection during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin on Wednesday
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel arrive at a cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin. Merkel’s cabinet signed off on a draft law on Wednesday that imposes an effective ban on the controversial technique of fracking for shale gas.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listen to their countries’ national anthems upon his arrival for talks at the Chancellery on Monday in Berlin, Germany
A man looks to the art works Erection Molle, right, by artist Pol Bury and ‘Weisse Muehle’ (White Mill), right, by artist Guenther Uecker as part of the ZERO exhibition in Berlin. The exhibition is honoring the German-born ZERO movement, which sought to give a new optimism and a fresh start to art after the gloomy post-World War II years, with a major retrospective.
Members of the German parliament vote on financial help for Greece at the German parliament, the Bundestag in Berlin on Friday. Germany‘s Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece’s financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Lawmakers voted 542-32 to back the bailout extension. There were 13 abstentions.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a reception for Sternsinger (carol singers) at the Chancellery in Berlin on Wednesday. Merkel annually receives children who take part in the Sternsinger project, collecting money for charity programs that help children in need around the world
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a special session of the German parliament to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall at the Bundestag in Berlin, on Friday