Photo Gallery: A Handshake Instead of a Kiss
Foto: Carsten Koall/ Getty Images
Fotostrecke

Photo Gallery: A Handshake Instead of a Kiss

Practiced Civility Politesse Trumps Policy as Hollande Meets Merkel

Just hours after his rain-soaked inauguration, new French President François Hollande flew to Berlin to meet with the German chancellor. The pair did all they could to exude amiability, but with Hollande now intent on fulfilling his myriad campaign promises, it remains to be seen how long the congeniality will last.