April 12, 1997 |
Islamist protesters marched on the German Embassy in Tehran on Friday and European countries summoned home their envoys in a deepening feud over a German court ruling that Iran had ordered political murders. Iran's president said the court verdict Thursday that top Iranian political and religious leaders ordered the 1992 killings of four Kurdish dissidents in Berlin was a passing storm provoked by the United States and Israel. The U.S.
April 2, 1991 |
The head of Germany's most controversial agency was shot to death and his wife wounded late Monday in their Rhine River home, police said. Left-wing terrorists reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. Detlev Karsten Rohwedder, the 58-year-old chairman of the government trust overseeing the post-Communist economic restructuring of eastern Germany, was killed just four days after an east Berlin branch of his trust was firebombed. No one was injured in the arson attack.