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BERLIN | Correction: Hanukkah-Holocaust story

BERLIN— In a story Dec. 4 about Holocaust survivors marking the third night of Hanukkah, The Associated Press misidentified the vice president of the Claims Conference in Israel. His name is Shlomo Gur. A corrected version of the story is below: Holocaust survivors gathering for global Hanukkah ceremonies Survivors of the Nazi Holocaust are gathering … Continue reading BERLIN | Correction: Hanukkah-Holocaust story

BERLIN | Holocaust survivors gathering for global Hanukkah ceremonies

BERLIN — Hundreds of Holocaust survivors around the world marked the third night of Hanukkah on Tuesday, with menorah-lighting ceremonies paying tribute to them and the 6 million other Jews who were killed by the Nazis. Initiated last year by the New York-based organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews persecuted by the Nazis, … Continue reading BERLIN | Holocaust survivors gathering for global Hanukkah ceremonies

BERLIN | German police search Deutsche Bank offices in tax haven case

BERLIN— German authorities searched the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and other offices on Thursday on the suspicion bank employees helped clients set up offshore companies in tax havens to launder hundreds of millions of euros, in an investigation brought about from an analysis of online document leaks. Frankfurt prosecutors’ spokeswoman Nadja Niesen said … Continue reading BERLIN | German police search Deutsche Bank offices in tax haven case

MUENSTER, Germany | Former Nazi SS camp guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany

MUENSTER, Germany  — A 94-year-old former enlisted SS man went on trial Tuesday 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. Johann Rehbogen is accused of working as a guard at the camp east of Danzig, which … Continue reading MUENSTER, Germany | Former Nazi SS camp guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany

BERLIN | WWI centenary to be marked in London and Paris, not Berlin

BERLIN— Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London at a ceremony in Westminster Abbey with Queen Elizabeth II. But in Germany, there are no national commemorations planned for the centenary of the Nov. 11 armistice … Continue reading BERLIN | WWI centenary to be marked in London and Paris, not Berlin

BERLIN | Germany deports convicted 9/11 accomplice home to Morocco

BERLIN  — A Moroccan man convicted of helping Mohamed Atta and the other Hamburg-based Sept. 11 suicide pilots as they plotted attacks on New York and Washington was deported Monday from Germany to his homeland. German authorities confirmed that Mounir el Motassadeq was aboard a plane that had taken off from Frankfurt airport in the … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany deports convicted 9/11 accomplice home to Morocco

SOFIA, Bulgaria | Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Hundreds of relatives, friends and colleagues of slain Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova said their goodbyes at a funeral Friday in her hometown, just after German police announced that a suspect has acknowledged attacking her. People queued at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in the northern border town of Ruse to pay tribute and … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova