In pictures: German carnival mocks Trump and Brexit

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image captionPolitical satire is traditional in Germany's Rose Monday carnival. In Duesseldorf the Statue of Liberty holds the head of President Donald Trump
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image captionPresident Trump was satirised as an elephant in Mainz, another western city on the River Rhine
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image captionBrexit seen as suicide: UK Prime Minister Theresa May is lampooned in Duesseldorf
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image captionBritannia insults the EU float ahead of her in the procession in Mainz
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image caption"Blond is the new brown": The Duesseldorf parade puts today's nationalists alongside Hitler and his Brownshirts
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image captionChancellor Angela Merkel is shown as a mammoth in Duesseldorf - with rival Martin Schulz as a caveman threatening her
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image captionMr Schulz, leader of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), is mocked as a puffed-up monster in Duesseldorf
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image caption"Erdowahn" is a pun on "madness": Turkey's President Erdogan appears to be accusing a clown