Even today, nobody knows what happened to around 1.3 million Germans who went missing during World War II. The head of the organization that tries to find them said recently that their fates will never be cleared up. The Local reports.
Germany-wide police raids have been carried out on suspected Iranian spies. Iran has been linked in the past to spying, assassinating dissidents and targeting Israelis.
Germans are growing impatient with the U.S. Senate’s failure to confirm President Trump’s choice for ambassador to Germany more than four months after the longtime foreign policy expert was nominated. By Benjamin Weinthal
Rail and air traffic in Germany have slowly resumed after a winter storm with hurricane-force winds slammed into western Europe. Several people were killed by falling trees and dangerous road conditions due to the storm.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) as well as the Social Democrats (SPD), the Greens and the Free Democrats voted in favor of creating a commissioner post to develop and implement a strategy to root out anti-Jewish sentiment and crime as part of a 17-point proposal.
Warsaw on Wednesday played down a row with Germany over its demand for World War II reparations, with Poland’s foreign minister saying the issue should not hinder good relations between neighbours.
Germany’s federal court ruled on Thursday that people “in extreme circumstances” should have legal access to drugs to end their own lives.
Protesters took to the streets of Vienna on Saturday and called for members of the Austria’s new right wing government to be boycotted by the rest of Europe.
True to his credo of talking to everyone, President Emmanuel Macron received the new chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, for lunch at the Élysée on Friday.
Germany’s most idiosyncratic far-right movement has increased its membership by about 56 percent in a single year, local media reported on Friday. The Reichsbürger group is also trying to build an army and preparing for a “day of reckoning.”