Angela Merkel


Germany's social democratic SPD's faction-leader Frank-Walter... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Berlin,Chancellor,Christian Democratic Union,Diplomacy,Frank-Walter Steinmeier,German Social Democratic Party,Germany,Government,Parliament Building,Politics,Qualification Round,Social Democratic Party,Talking,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGermany's social democratic SPD's faction-leader Frank-Walter Steinmeier (R) talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel at Jakob Kaisers haus at the German parliament during preliminary talks between Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and SPD 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)