Berlin's memorial to the Jews murdered during the Nazi era was vandalized Saturday, Aug. 23, only a week after a similar memorial to gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis was damaged, police reported.
Swastikas were painted on the Berlin memorial
In Germany's national memorial to European Jewish victims of the Holocaust, seven of the steles that make up the monument were desecrated with 11 Nazi swastikas in red and black paint.
Federal investigators have taken over the case.
On Saturday last week, a viewing window was broken and a fence pushed over at the monument for homosexuals, located across the street from Jewish memorial.
In response to last week's act of vandalism, 200 people protested in front of the gay and lesbian monument on Monday.
The Swiss photographer who captured some of the most iconic pictures of the 20th century, including portraits of Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso, has died. Rene Burri was 81.
As one of his final acts in office, EU chief Manuel Barroso has issued a stern finger wag to Britain and its anti-Europe politics. If the UK left the union, it would be a "historic mistake," the EU head has warned.
Moscow has restricted the import of animal fats from the EU after a number of products failed to meet hygiene standards. Russia has already banned most food imports from the 28-member bloc over the Ukraine crisis.