Social Democrat Scholz, who formed a coalition with the ecologist Greens and the liberal Free Democrats, has promised to boost green investment and strengthen European unity.
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier presented the Order of Merit to Ozlem Tureci and Ugur Sahin, whose families were migrants of Turkish origin, at a ceremony held at the Bellevue Palace, which was also attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Many countries are sending aid and emergency workers to those in greatest need, as a spirit of cooperation takes hold internationally.
Protesters see President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's plan to hold a local election in the country's rebel-held east as a major concession to Russia.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland's forgiveness during a ceremony to mark 80 years since the start of World War II in the Polish city of Wielun. Nearly six million Poles died in the conflict.
According to German intelligence reports, far-right violence increased by 71 percent from 2017 to 2018.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier to discuss ways to improve bilateral relations.
Turkey and Germany seek a reset in their relationship as they confront a common set of economic and security issues.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is also accompanied by economy, finance, trade and industry ministers. Ahead of his visit, Erdogan said the new global challenges require Ankara and Berlin to put their differences aside.
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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier says "there is too much at stake" to declare Russia an enemy.
Turkey's President Erdogan expresses the country's determination to accelerate dialogue and co-operation with Germany’s new government.
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