Angie heils at synagogue

German Chancellor Angela Merkel waves to the crowd next to Charlotte Knobloch (C) president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany and Marian Offman, CSU town councillor (L) during a visit of the new main synagogue in Munich February 28, 2008.REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY)


Getting fresh with Angie

German chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Liechtenstein's Head of Government Otmar Hasler leave after a welcome ceremony in Berlin February 20, 2008. Liechtenstein has come under fire in Germany after prosecutors announced last week they were investigating hundreds of people suspected of dodging German taxes by parking money in secret bank accounts in the principality. The probe, which has involved raids of homes and offices across Germany, has already led to the resignation of Deutsche Post Chief Executive Klaus Zumwinkel and threatens to claim other high-profile victims.REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY)


Angie enjoys a cold one

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R), chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) drinks a beer during a CDU Ash Wednesday political gathering in the northern German town of Demmin February 6, 2008.REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke (GERMANY)

Angie the Beauty

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wearing an Energie Cottbus football scarf reacts as she watches the match against Borussia Dortmund, in Cottbus February 16, 2008. Merkel was officially made an honorary member of Energie Cottbus soccer club on Saturday.REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke (GERMANY)