Speaking at an event in Berlin to mark sixty years since the founding of Yad Vashem, German President Joachim Gauck has paid tribute to the Israeli center for the documentation and commemoration of the Nazi Holocaust.
Israel and Germany have restarted bilateral consultations after long-standing disagreements about settlement building. Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she agrees that Israel faces an increased threat from Iran.
The arrest of Philippine senator Antonio Trillanes has been ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte while visiting Israel. Trillanes backs an International Criminal Court probe into Duterte's crackdown on drug suspects.
On a trip to Israel, Germany's foreign minister has called on society to keep fighting against anti-Semitism. Maas' trip will see him meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Rodrigo Duterte is the first Philippine president to visit Israel, apparently seeking supplies of military hardware to reduce reliance on the US. He kicked his trip off with a remarkable apology to Barack Obama.
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