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A man plays with a ball at sunset on June 10, 2014 in Berlin.

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A man plays with a ball at sunset on Wednesday in Berlin

Lightning is pictured on June 10, 2014 o...Lightning is pictured on June 10, 2014 over Algermissen, Germany. Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said Tuesday.  AFP PHOTO / DPA/ JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE /GERMANY OUTJULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images

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Lightning is pictured over Algermissen, Germany. Violent storms killed at least six people in western Germany overnight, felling trees and snarling road and rail traffic, authorities said on Tuesday Read more

Pilgrims in traditional Bavarian folk costumes attend an outdoor mass to celebrate Ascension (in German called Christi Himmelfahrt) at the open-air altar at Birkenstein on May 29, 2014 near Fischbachau, Germany. Approximately 2,000 pilgrims from 40 different folk group associations participated in the annual event to mark Jesus Christ's ascension to Heaven. Bavaria is predominantly Catholic.

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Pilgrims in traditional Bavarian folk costumes attend an outdoor mass to celebrate Ascension at the open-air altar at Birkenstein on Thursday near Fischbachau, Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel tours the exhibition: "The First World War, 1914-1918" ("Der Erster Weltkrieg, 1914-1918") on its official opening at the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin, Germany

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel tours the exhibition: “The First World War, 1914-1918″ (“Der Erster Weltkrieg, 1914-1918″) on its official opening at the Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin, Germany

A photographer photographs the curve of the German share price index DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange...A photographer photographs the curve of the German share price index DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange May 15, 2014.     REUTERS/Remote/Fabrizio Bensch     (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)

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A photographer takes a picture of the curve of the Dax, Germany’s share price index, on a board at the Frankfurt stock exchange. Read more

Dutch tourist  Nova inspects the dining table inside the 'Crazy House', which is completely built upside-down, in the village of Affoldern near the Edersee lake, May 7, 2014. Three friends came up with the idea to build the tourist attraction, which cost about 200,000 euros and took some six weeks to complete

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Dutch tourist Nova inspects the dining table inside the ‘Crazy House’, which is completely built upside-down, in the village of Affoldern near the Edersee lake.

Musicians of the band Garmisch wearing traditional Bavarian costumes stand on beer benches and tables to take a group photo during May Day celebrations in the spa park of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Thursday, May 1, 2014. (AP Photo/dpa, Karl-Josef Hildenbrand)

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Musicians of the band Garmisch, wearing traditional Bavarian costumes, stand on beer benches and tables to take a group photo during May day celebrations in the spa park of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany Read more

Women dressed up as a witches are silhouetted as they travels on a HSB light railway through the Harz mountains...Women dressed up as a witches are silhouetted as they travels on a HSB light railway through the Harz mountains to celebrate the Walpurgisnacht pagan festival, April 30, 2014. Legend has it that on Walpurgisnacht or May Eve, witches fly their broomsticks to meet the devil at the summit of the Brocken Mountain in Harz. In towns and villages scattered throughout the mountain region, locals make bonfires, dress in devil or witches costumes and dance into the new month of May. Picture taken April 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT)

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Women dressed as witches travel on an HSB light railway train through the Harz mountains to celebrate the Walpurgisnacht pagan festival. Legend has it that on Walpurgisnacht, or May eve, witches fly their broomsticks to meet the devil at the summit of the Brocken, the highest peak of the Harz range, Germany.

An aerial view shows a rapeseed field ne...An aerial view shows a rapeseed field near Muencheberg, eastern Germany, on April 29, 2014.

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An aerial view shows a rapeseed field near Muencheberg, eastern Germany, on Tuesday

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone (C) is flanked by his lawyers as he arrives at court in Munich, southern Germany, on April 24, 2014. Ecclestone went on trial accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton.   AFP PHOTO / POOL / MICHAELA REHLEMICHAELA REHLE/AFP/Getty Images

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Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is flanked by his lawyers as he arrives at court in Munich, Germany. Mr Ecclestone went on trial accused of bribery in a case that threatens a jail term for the Briton Read more