Germany

Merkel slams neo-Nazi views at scene of far right rally in Germany

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.

Ex-Nazi guard testifies at trial in Germany

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.

German Jewish leader slams attacks against mosques

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.

Merkel to address Kristallnacht ceremony at Berlin synagogue

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.

Former Nazi SS guard goes on trial in Germany

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.

Leading German far-right politician in Hitler pilgrimage

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.

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