Herders dressed in traditional lederhosen lead cattle returning from summer alpine grazing during the annual cattle drive in the Allgaeu region in Bad Hindelang, Germany. Every year cattle herders bring the animals to Bavarian mountain meadows in the spring and remain their through the summer before bringing them back to farms in the villages below for the winter. The herders spend the summer living in a mountain hut called an Alm, often without electricity in a tradition going back centuries. This year brought an unusually high number of cattle fatalities during the summer, which farmers attribute to poisoning from natural causes. In the last few months there have also been several cases of fatal attacks by cattle against hikers, also an unusual occurrence.
An Antonov cargo plane carrying military equipment onboard takes off from the Leipzig/Halle airport in Schkeuditz, eastern Germany on early Friday
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A worker pushes a cart among shelves lined with goods at an Amazon warehouse on Thursday in Brieselang, Germany. Germany is the online retailer’s second largest market after the US
A dog is seen in front of a graffiti featuring dogs in Frankfurt, Germany.
A hiker makes his way through the vineyards near Fellbach, southern Germany on Wednesday
Graffiti depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and text reading “Money kills Morals” is sprayed on a fence surrounding the construction site for the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt
A stroller with umbrella walks on a landing stage at Lake Steinhuder Meer near Mardorf, northern Germany. Weather forecasts predict changeable weather for the next few days.
The German football team arrives in central Berlin on Tuesday. Germany’s World Cup-winning team has returned home from Brazil to celebrate the country s fourth title with huge crowds of fans lining the streets
A model wears a creation of Miranda Konstantinodou’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Germany, Friday
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A Fifa official tests the pitch as rain pours down before the group G World Cup football match between the US and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil