An aerial bomb explodes near railway lines in Leipzig, Germany. A bomb disposal team detonated the American aircraft device after it was discovered during construction works
A man plays with a ball at sunset on Wednesday in Berlin
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
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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
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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 takes a picture of the curve of the Dax, Germany’s share price index, on a board at the Frankfurt stock exchange.
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
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 near Muencheberg, eastern Germany, on Tuesday
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
Jambo, a four-month-old zebra, plays with its mother while being shown to the public for the first time at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany
German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a flower from a robot decorated with typical Dutch attributes − a traditional dress and a tulip − during the official opening of the Hannover Messe industrial trade fair in central Germany on Monday.
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Luggage carts stand empty at Frankfurt am Main airport, as German airline Lufthansa is hit by the biggest strike in its history. Normal services are expected to resume on Saturday.
Pupils take “selfies” with Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, as she arrives at Robert-Jungk Europe high school as part of the Europe-Project day, in Berlin.
A female ring-tailed lemur carrying her twin offspring at their enclosure at the zoo in Eberswalde, Germany. Several monkeys were reported to have given birth to their offspring at the zoo in the past weeks.
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Seal “Steffi” kisses circus assistant Victoria during a photo call at the Circus Charles Knie in Hanover, central Germany. The circus with 110 animals and 100 employees gives guest performances in Hanover until April 6, 2014.
An elephant stretches its trunk towards the photographer’s lens during a photo call at the Circus Charles Knie in Hanover, central Germany, on Monday. The circus with 110 animals and 100 employees gives guest performances in Hanover until April 6, 2014.
Chinese artist Zhang Xun poses in a installation created in a special 3D-technique during a press preview in the exhibition ‘You Are The Art’ (‘Du bist die Kunst’) by a Chinese artist group at Augustusburg castle in Augustusburg, Germany. Visitors are invited to take pictures of themselves interacting with the art and to share the results on social networks. The exhibition includes 23 paintings and lasts from Saturday until June 22.