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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, CDU gestures during a meeting with... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Berlin,Christian Democratic Union,Christian Social Union,Frank-Walter Steinmeier,German Social Democratic Party,Germany,Gesturing,Government,Horizontal,Horst Seehofer,Leadership,Meeting,Organized Group,Parliament Building,Politics,Round Two,Sigmar Gabriel,Social Democratic Party,TalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel, CDU (2nd R) gestures during a meeting with Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Sigmar Gabriel (2nd L), SPD's faction-leader Frank-Walter Steinmeier (R) and Bavarian State Premier Horst Seehofer of the Christian Social Union (CSU), at the Jakob Kaisers haus at the German parliament during the 2nd round of exploratory talks on forming a coalition government in Berlin on October 14, 2013. The exploratory talks with the left-leaning ecologist party are part of Merkel's hunt for a governing partner after her conservatives won September 22 elections but fell short of a ruling majority. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)