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  •  - German Chancellor Merkel arrives to make a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin

    German Chancellor Merkel arrives to make a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin

    Posted: 5/16/2012 10:45:23 AM EST
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to make a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin, May 16, 2012. German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen, who took the blame for a historic defeat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a regional election on Sunday, is to step down and be replaced by her parliamentary whip Peter Altmaier, official sources said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin

    Posted: 5/16/2012 10:44:57 AM EST
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin, May 16, 2012. German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen, who took the blame for a historic defeat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a regional election on Sunday, is to step down and be replaced by her parliamentary whip Peter Altmaier, official sources said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin

    Posted: 5/16/2012 10:44:24 AM EST
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a statement at the Chancellery in Berlin, May 16, 2012. German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen, who took the blame for a historic defeat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a regional election on Sunday, is to step down and be replaced by her parliamentary whip Peter Altmaier, official sources said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Member of the Christian Democratic Union Altmaier fixes tie before CDU faction meeting in Berlin

    Member of the Christian Democratic Union Altmaier fixes tie before CDU faction meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 5/16/2012 10:37:14 AM EST
    File picture shows the member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Peter Altmaier as he fixes his tie before the start of an extraordinary CDU faction meeting in Berlin October 21, 2011. German Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen, who took the blame for a historic defeat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a regional election on Sunday, is to step down and be replaced by her parliamentary whip Peter Altmaier, official sources said on Wednesday. Picture taken October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz/File (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
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    Posted: 5/15/2012 10:30:46 AM EST
    From left to right. Leader of the Democratic Left party Fotis Kouvelis, leader of Conservatives New Democracy party Antonis Samaras, Greek President Karolos Papoulias and head of Socialist PASOK party Evangelos Venizelos, meet in Athens May 14, 2012. Greece's president met party leaders on Sunday in a final bid to cobble together a coalition and avert a repeat election. (AP Photo/John Kolesidis/pool)
  •  - Greece's president meets party leaders in Athens

    Greece's president meets party leaders in Athens

    Posted: 5/14/2012 1:59:57 PM EST
    Leader of the Democratic Left party Fotis Kouvelis (L-R), leader of Conservatives New Democracy party Antonis Samaras, Greek President Karolos Papoulias and head of Socialist PASOK party Evangelos Venizelos, meet in Athens May 14, 2012. Greece's president met party leaders on Sunday in a final bid to cobble together a coalition and avert a repeat election. REUTERS/John Kolesidis (GREECE - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen leave a news conference in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen leave a news conference in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:59:04 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen leave a news conference in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  -  Environment Minister Roettgen of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) attends a news conference in Berlin

    Environment Minister Roettgen of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) attends a news conference in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:57:07 AM EST
    Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) attends a news conference in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:56:39 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:54:31 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen  arrive to address a news conference in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen arrive to address a news conference in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:51:43 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen arrive to address a news conference in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:43:34 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts at a news conference in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:35:54 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
  •  - Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen  arrives to a party board meeting of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin

    Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen arrives to a party board meeting of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 7:02:03 AM EST
    Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen arrives to a party board meeting of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen await start of  a party board meeting in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen await start of a party board meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 6:39:31 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen await start of a party board meeting in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen await start of  a party board meeting in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel and Environment Minister Roettgen await start of a party board meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 6:37:41 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen await start of a party board meeting in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - German federal state premier of North-Rhine Westphalia Kraft reacts during statement before party board meeting in Berlin

    German federal state premier of North-Rhine Westphalia Kraft reacts during statement before party board meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 6:36:37 AM EST
    Federal state premier of North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW) and member of German Social Democratic Party (SPD) Hannelore Kraft reacts during a statement to the media after NRW state elections before the weekly party board meeting in Berlin May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - German SPD party leader Gabriel addresses media before party board meeting in Berlin

    German SPD party leader Gabriel addresses media before party board meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 6:34:32 AM EST
    German Social Democratic Party (SPD) party leader Sigmar Gabriel addresses the media after North-Rhine Westphalia state elections before the weekly party board meeting in Berlin May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - German federal state premier of North-Rhine Westphalia Kraft reacts during statement before party board meeting in Berlin

    German federal state premier of North-Rhine Westphalia Kraft reacts during statement before party board meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 6:34:03 AM EST
    Federal state premier of North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW) and member of German Social Democratic Party (SPD) Hannelore Kraft reacts during a statement to the media after NRW state elections before the weekly party board meeting in Berlin May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel  looks into her bag at  a party board meeting in Berlin

    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Merkel looks into her bag at a party board meeting in Berlin

    Posted: 5/14/2012 6:33:35 AM EST
    Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and Chancellor Angela Merkel looks into her bag at a party board meeting in Berlin, May 14, 2012. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives suffered a crushing defeat on Sunday in an election in Germany's most populous state, a result which could embolden the left opposition to step up its criticism of her European austerity policies. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS)