AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

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Posted: Jun 16, 2015 11:06 AM
AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

LONDON (AP) — Greek debt talks dragged on again last week, upsetting markets and even making Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras look at his watch.

The remains of 15 teenagers killed in the Germanwings plane crash were flown home from France to Germany in coffins, then driven to their hometown of Haltern in a somber convoy. Hundreds lined the streets to honor them.

Migrants kept flooding across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, leading to more heated debate among EU nations about how to handle the humanitarian crisis.

A raging torrent decimated the zoo in Tbilisi, capital of the former Soviet republic of Georgia, sending lions, tigers, wolves, bears and even a dazed hippo into the streets.

Azerbaijan hosted the European Games, but many European Union leaders stayed away due to the country's poor human rights record.

The city hall in Antwerp, Belgium, celebrated its 450th anniversary by installing a colorful outdoor carpet of plants and herbs while in Stockholm, Prince Carl Philip got married then rode in an open carriage with his bride.

In Kazakhstan, three astronauts from Russia, Italy and the U.S. landed in a space capsule after spending months at the International Space Station.