galleryWeek in Pictures04.04.09galleryWeek in PicturesFrom visits with the Queen to the Michelle and Carla fashion faceoff, the week of dramatic images as the first couple dazzled their way through Western Europe. VIEW OUR GALLERY.04.04.09 2:07 PM ETMichel Euler / AP PhotoROUND TWOA somber-looking President Obama stands in the center of several world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Abdullah Gul, before the NATO summit dinner in Baden-Baden, where the group is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the organization.Pascal Le Segretain / Getty ImagesSPECTACTULAR SPOUSES First lady Michelle Obama shines, at left, in a photo of the NATO summit spouses in Baden-Baden, Germany. Michelle also joined her husband in France and England this week. AMERICA’S SWEETHEARTSThe glow of success? After unexpectedly smooth sailing at the G-20 summit, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle hold hands and smile outside Kurhaus in Baden-Baden, at the opening of the NATO summit.POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCEMichelle Obama and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy face their husbands during a welcome ceremony in Strasbourg, France.Stefan Rousseau / AP Photo ALL SMILESPresident Obama, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev mug for the camera as other G-20 leaders look on. President Obama made quite an impression on Medvedev, who called him “my new comrade.” The pair plans to meet in Russia in July.Jim Young, Reuters / LandovROLE MODELMichelle Obama hugs one of the students at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in north London after giving an emotional speech in which she urged the girls to be more confident. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them,” she told the girls.CAMERA READYPresident Obama strides toward a packed press conference at the end of the G-20 summit in London on Thursday. Obama called the results of the summit “a turning point in our pursuit of global economic recovery.” Obama will continue on to the Czech Republic and Turkey after the NATO conference in France ends.Dominique Faget, AFP / Getty ImagesDOLLARS AND CENTSPresident Obama speaks to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a roundtable meeting with G-20 leaders in London. Leaders promised to spend an additional $1 trillion to jumpstart credit, growth, and employment in the global economy.PEACE OUTAfter two tough days of negotiations, Barack Obama answers questions from reporters about the results of the G-20 summit. “In life, there are no guarantees, and in economics, there are no guarantees,” he said of the global financial plan’s chance for success.John Stillwell, Pool / AP PhotoWE COME BEARING GIFTSThe president and first lady pose with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. They presented the Queen with an iPod filled with show tunes and an autographed Richard Rodgers songbook.Daniel Hambury, Pool / AP PhotoTABOOMichelle Obama caused a minor uproar when she touched the Queen on her back, but the British press has since forgiven her for breaking royal protocol.Christopher Furlong / Getty ImagesJUST LOOK NATURALCameras swarm around the G-20 leaders as Barack Obama and other delegates try to enjoy dinner at Downing Street in London on Wednesday.Charles Dharapak / AP PhotoMEET AND GREETChina’s president Hu Jintao shakes Timothy Geithner’s hand as Barack Obama salutes China’s State Councilor Dai Bingguo. Obama is credited with breaking a “logjam” between France and China over the crucial tax-haven issue in G-20 negotiations.LIGHTS, CAMERA, NEGOTIATEBarack Obama arrives at a press conference with Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The two worked closely together at the G-20 summit. Before arriving, French President Nicolas Sarkozy called the financial crisis an “Anglo-Saxon” problem.