German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a city that was shaken by violent, far-right protests three months ago and appealed to Germans not to cross a line when venting anger about issues such as immigration.
A former Nazi concentration camp guard on trial on hundreds of counts of accessory to murder has testified he was aware that inmates were dying but says he didn’t know they were being killed.
The leader of the umbrella organisation of German Jews expressed alarm over growing intolerance and violence against religious minorities, immigrants and asylum seekers in the country.
Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, was to address a ceremony at a Berlin synagogue to mark the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the night of Nazi terror across Germany and Austria that led thousands of Jewish families to flee.
A 94-year-old former enlisted SS man went on trial in Germany, charged with being an accessory to murder for crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp.
The far right AfD party has been plunged into renewed controversy after it emerged one of its members posed for photographs on a "pilgrimage" of sites associated with Adolf Hitler.