23 Nov. 2012
Silver, economy, science and technology, singles, at the 9th China International Press Photo (CHIPP) 2013 Awards.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the European Union (EU) council headquarters for an EU leaders summit discussing the EU's long-term budget in Brussels November 23, 2012. Prospects of a deal on the EU's long-term budget dimmed on Friday after a fresh compromise proposal offered concessions to France and Poland but ignored British and German demands for deeper overall spending cuts. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)