BAVARIAN PM STOIBER GIVES AN AUTOGRAPH IN BAYREUTH.
Edmund Stoiber, Bavrian Prime Minister and challenger of Chancellor
Gerhard Schroeder in Germany's September general elections gives an
autograph after his arrival to the opening ceremony of the famous
Wagner opera festival in Bayreuth, July 25, 2002. The Wagner opera
festival of German composer Richard Wagner starts today and will last
till August 28, 2002. REUTERS/Michael Dalder