Looking good, Angie

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech to members of her conservative Christian Democrats in Berlin, September 22, 2008. Wage gains in Germany have been moderate in recent years, and this will likely remain the case, Merkel said on Monday.

REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY)


Angie back to heiling, reluctantly

The Head of the Austrian Peoples party (OeVP) Wilhelm Molterer applauds German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an election rally in Linz September 20, 2008. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler (AUSTRIA)


Bottoms up, Angie

German Chancellor Angela Merkel drinks a beer during the Oktoberfest in Berlin September 17, 2008.REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke (GERMANY)