German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a session at the Bundestag in Berlin. Merkel addressed the parliament on key domestic and foreign issues during a week of budget debate. Photo Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty
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 special session of the German parliament to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the wall at the Bundestag in Berlin, on Friday
Activists wearing effigies of German chancellor Angela Merkel and vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel take part in a demonstration outside the Reichstag building in Berlin to press for an appearance by fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden before a parliamentary inquiry into surveillance by the US National Security Agency
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is congratulated after she was re-elected during a meeting in the Bundestag, the lower house of parliament
A protester holds a placard outside the Bundestag in Berlin calling for Germany to give political asylum to Edward Snowden, the fugitive former National Security Agency contractor
A road sign with graffiti reading “Angie’s Massage Bunker” faces the Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin