Germans will never forget the "unfathomable horrors" that the Nazis inflicted at the death camps, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp near Munich.
Germany cannot simply draw a line under its Nazi past and must remain sensitive to the damage it caused to other countries including Greece, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, just ahead of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two.
The German government has ordered its foreign intelligence agency to address flaws in some of its operations, after Der Spiegel reported that agency officials indirectly helped US agencies spy on European firms such as defence manufacturer Airbus.
European Union leaders on Thursday started committing new resources to save lives in the Mediterranean at an emergency summit convened after hundreds of migrants drowned in the space of a few days, and discussed action to destroy vessels that could be used for trafficking.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday on the sidelines of an EU summit, the Athens government said as it continues to wrangle with creditors over a new rescue package.
The passengers and crew killed in the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps were remembered on Friday at a memorial service in which 150 candles were lit on the steps of the altar of Cologne Cathedral.
India and Germany have agreed to encourage the teaching of each other's languages within the framework of their national policies in the backdrop of a row over Sanskrit replacing German as third language in government-run Kendriya Vidyalaya Schools.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wooed German business, assuring an open and stable environment in India to give a fillip to his 'Make in India' initiative, and said there could be a strong partnership between India's lion and Germany's eagle.
Asking the international community to treat terrorism as "sensitively" as nuclear proliferation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the world should collectively put pressure and "isolate" nations which provide shelter to terrorists, in an apparent reference to Pakistan.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday asked world leaders to remain "together" in removing sanctions that they have imposed on Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, after Russia unilaterally lifted a ban on the sale of a sophisticated air-defence system to the Islamic Republic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day tour of Germany, was on Tuesday accorded a ceremonial welcome when he arrived here from Hannover.The welcome at the Federal Chancellery was attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.