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In pictures: Obama in Berlin

The plane (left) carrying Barack Obama touches down in Berlin's Tegel airport

Barack Obama's plane, bearing the slogan "Change we can believe in", arrived in Berlin from Israel.

Climate change protesters dressed as polar bears in Berlin on 24 July

Climate change activists turned out in the city for the US presidential hopeful's much-anticipated visit.

Barack Obama and Angela Merkel in Berlin

Mr Obama met German Chancellor Angela Merkel at her office opposite the Reichstag.

Children wave as Barack Obama's motorcade passes through Berlin

Enthusiastic supporters cheered Mr Obama's motorcade as it passed through the German capital.

Barack Obama waves from his car

Mr Obama worked out at his hotel during the day and could be seen in a T-shirt in his car .

A John McCain supporter in Berlin

One John McCain supporter seemed determined to remind Berliners there will be more than one contender in November's election.

Crowds of people in Berlin's Tiergarten

In Berlin's Tiergarten, thousands of people waited patiently to hear Mr Obama speak on foreign policy issues.

A young woman waits in the crowd to hear Mr Obama

Correspondents spoke of a festive atmosphere more akin to a rock concert than a political speech.

Aerial view of crowds in Berlin

Many only caught a glimpse of the US Senator, who spoke from a platform in the centre of the packed park.

Barack Obama arriving for his speech in Berlin

Mr Obama arrived on stage to rapturous applause, to deliver a wide-ranging speech in which he called for America's partnership with Europe to be renewed.



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