Two German journalists who were killed in Kosovo on Sunday were honoured at a ceremony at Skopje airport on Tuesday.
Stern photographer Volker Kraemer, 56, and reporter Gabriel Gruener, 35, were killed by shots fired by unidentified gunmen as they were driving from Prizren in southwest Kosovo to Skopje, Macedonia, to deliver news material, the magazine has said.
A translator traveling with the two reporters also died in the shooting.
The bodies of the two German journalists were taken to Skopje airport on Tuesday where they received a reception from the German military.
Photographer Volker Kraemer and reporter Gabriel Gruener were killed while driving from Prizren in Kosovo to Skopje to deliver news material.
According to their magazine, they were fired at from "a distance".
Stern magazine says Kraemer died at the scene of a gunshot wound to the back of the head.
Gruener died later of his wounds at a hospital in Macedonia where he had been rushed by Canadian soldiers.
The translator travelling with them was also reportedly killed in the attack.
The families of the two dead Germans were at Skopje airport to accompany them back to Germany.