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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel looks through her car window as she arrives at the EU leaders summit in Brussels
Hugo Reis, Finbar Browne and Luke Pendlebury promote the personal finance app Wally at the Dublin web summit being held at the RDS in Dublin over the next two days.
US secretary of state John Kerry acknowledges the welcome of his Indonesian hosts as he arrives for a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin meets China’s President Xi Jinping before the G20 summit in St Petersburg. Russia, the summit host, is hoping to push an agenda to stimulate growth, but divisions among world leaders about the prospect of US-led military action in Syria are likely to dominate the meeting.
On day two of the G8 Summit at Lough Erne, leaders take a walk on Tuesday in the area around the two connected lakes in Northern Ireland. From left to right, Shinzo Abe, Japanese prime minister, Angela Merkel, German chancellor, Vladimir Putin, Russian president, David Cameron, British prime minister, Barack Obama, US president, Francois Hollande, French president, Stephen Harper, Canadian prime minister, and Enrico Letta, Italian prime minister. The leaders are meeting for talks that include the global economy and tax avoidance
Yarnbombers display some of the guerrilla knitting and crocheting which they plan to use when they target next week’s G8 summit, in the Mourne Mountains, near Newcastle, County Down on Thursday. Yarnbombing uses knitting or crochet work to make a statement in public, rather than graffiti or street art.