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Gaga to armed siege - seven days in pics

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Gaga to armed siege - seven days in pics
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16:20 CEST+02:00
In this week's news review, our round-up of the best pictures ranges from an armed siege to Lady Gaga and phone tapping to autumnal sunshine.

As the week drew to a close, Merkel was in Brussels with EU leaders discussing fresh allegations that the NSA had tapped into not only her phone, but those of other leaders.

In southern Germany, a siege in a Freiburg fast-food restaurant came to an end without bloodshed on Friday, after a 14-hour stand-off with police.

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Topless protesters were led off stage in Hamburg during a Social Democrat Party speech addressing the country's refugee situation. While on Thursday, a huge toy fair opened in Essen and Lady Gaga wooed fans in Berlin, at the legendary Berghain nightclub, complete with moustache.

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