THE SHADOWS OF GERMAN CHANCELLOR SCHROEDER AND FOREIGN MINISTER FISCHER
ARE SEEN IN BERLIN.
The shadows of German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (L) of the Social
Democratic Party (SPD) and German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer of
the Greens party are seen on a wall during a joined news conference
following their first coalition talks in Berlin September 24, 2002.
Schroeder faces the task of reforming Europe's largest economy with a
sharply reduced majority after he and his Greens coalition partners
narrowly won Sunday's general election. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz REUTERS