Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II greets members of the public as she walks across the Pariser Platz square in Berlin, Germany. Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh are on their fifth state visit to Germany
Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures while chatting with US President Barack Obama sitting on a bench outside the Elmau Castle after a working session of a G7 summit near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany
France’s President François Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, US President Barack Obama, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper attend the third working session of a G7 summit at the hotel Schloss Elmau in Krün, Germany, on Monday
Helpers hold a balloon of the developmental advocacy and campaigning organisation ‘ONE’ depicting US President Barack Obama while it is filled with air on the Odeonsplatz in Munich on Friday
Activists of global anti-poverty charity Oxfam wearing masks depicting leaders of the member countries of the G7 Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, U.S. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron, protest prior to the G7 summit, in Munich, Germany on Thursday
Two police officers with the Federal Police Riding Squad ride past a cow in the German-Austian border region near Mittenwald, Germany on Wednesday. Government leaders from the G7 countries are meeting for their summit from Saturday in Schloss Elmau
German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives British Prime Minister David Cameron with military honors at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. Cameron is on a tour through the European capitals. He wants to negotiate reforms in the UK’s EU membership before the referendum planned for the end of 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel wears a lab coat as she visits the new production facility for sterile glass vials at the Sanofi pharmaceuticals plant in Frankfurt, Germany
Sunrise in Reitwein, (Brandenburg), Germany
A tourist takes pictures of the alpine panorama from a platform on Germany highest mountain, Zugspitze, 2962 meters high, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, on Monday
The evening sky in Schwangau, southern Germany, is illuminated by lightning during thunderstorms
Elephant Voi Nam grabs some apples with his trunk at his enclosure at the zoo in Leipzig, eastern Germany
Aerial view of sailing boats that lay in the water of Lake Starnberg which water is covered with pollen near Starnberg, southern Germany
Film dog Tom Tom plays with a camera at a presentation for the dog and cat show in Dortmund, Germany. The eight year old Tibetan terrier played in several TV shows and commercials
Two actors dressed as robots at the launch of the Industry 4-0 platform at the Hannover Messe industrial trade fair in Hanover, Germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi look at a UMI robotic arm at the world’s largest industrial technology fair, the Hannover Messe, in Hanover.
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.
Helpers in boats lead swans from their wintering grounds back to the Alster river in Hamburg, northern Germany. Around 120 swans were moved from their ice-free winter home back to the city centre