German Chancellor Angela Merkel today inaugurated a Berlin memorial dedicated to the Roma and Sinti people murdered by the Nazis, three years later than scheduled and 67 years after the end of World War II.
The great-granddaughters of the German-Jewish painter Max Liebermann are growing impatient with Berlin museum authorities about two drawings from his collection they say were lost as a result of Nazi persecution.
A fund managed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. agreed to buy a building near Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate valued at about 150 million euros ($184 million) from Commerzbank AG, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
Four decades after Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai established a new era in U.S.-China relations with the Shanghai Communique, the hotel that hosted their meeting is tapping German management to turn a communist-era icon into a luxury brand that can compete globally.
Hotel Mani, a new 63-room boutique hotel on Berlin’s Rosenthaler Platz, is bustling with suitcase- pulling travelers arriving for Fashion Week. It’s the second hotel Ariel Schiff has built in the trendy Mitte district, and four more are in the pipeline.