Editor's Choice Picture of the Day - November 15, 2012
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Chairman of the Jewish Claims Conference Julius Berman walks through the Holocaust Memorial after an interview with The Associated Press, in Berlin, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Sixty years after a landmark accord started German government compensation for victims of Nazi crimes, fund administrators and German officials say payments to Holocaust survivors are needed more than ever as they enter their final years. In acknowledgement of that, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was to sign off officially Thursday on revisions to the original 1952 compensation treaty, increasing pensions for those living in eastern Europe and broadening who is eligible for payments.