Today is the International Day for Fascism and Anti-Semitism
After the Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933, Jews were subjected to increasingly discriminatory treatment accompanied by organised violence. On November 9th 1938, the Nazis started a pogrom against the Jews. Synagogues were set on fire, according to unitedagainstracism.org
PM calls for fresh start in Greek-German relations during Steinmeier visit
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a fresh start in Greek-German relations following tension during the bailout years and negotiations with European creditors.
German president in Athens, meeting with counterpart Pavlopoulos
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was in Athens on Thursday holding talks with his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Following his talks with Pavlopoulos, Steinmeier is due to meet Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Maximos Mansion at noon.
Berlin says Greek war reparations have been 'legally and politically settled'
German government spokesman Steffen Seibert reiterated on Wednesday Germany's position that the issue of war reparations to Greece has been settled "legally and politically."
"The reparations issue was legally and politically settled," he said at a news conference in Berlin, adding that "nothing has changed" in that position.
German, Greek presidents to meet in Athens on Thursday
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is due to hold talks in Athens on Thursday with his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
The two men are to travel to Kalamata on Friday on the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Athens from German occupation, widely considered as the end of the Nazi occupation of Greece.
German president to visit Greece on October 11 & 12
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is due in Greece on October 11 and 12 for an official visit, it was announced on Monday.
Steinmeyer, who was invited to Greece by his counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos, is to meet with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his visit.
Turkish President Erdoğan received with military honors in Berlin
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sept. 28 to discuss ways to improve political and economic relations between the two countries.
Condolences pour in over Greek fires
Condolences and messages of support from foreign leaders continued to pour in for the victims of a wildfire that ravaged a seaside resort east of Athens, claiming at least 83 lives.
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German president meets footballers of Turkish origin after controversy
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with football players Mesut Özil and İlkay Gündoğan on May 19 in a series of clear-the-air talks following their photos alongside Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Germany: Angela Merkel reelected as Chancellor
The German Bundestag has re-elected Angela Merkel as the country's chancellor on Wednesday. She received 364 out of 688 valid votes in the 709-member Bundestag.
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