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Japan arrests man over Anne Frank book vandalism

Tokyo - Japanese police Friday arrested a man suspected of tearing pages out of books written on Anne Frank. Police suspect the man is linked to the vandalism of more than 300 books related to the Holocaust, including the "The Diary of a Young Girl."

Israel's Peres: I doubt Bashar Assad ever read Anne Frank's diary

Israel's President and elder statesman Shimon Peres says he doubts that the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ever read Anne Frank's diary given the fact he is capable of gassing to death his own people today.

Op-Ed: Even Anne Frank visit gets hounded Justin Bieber bad press

The media's latest blow-up of a Justin Bieber story has come in the form of a visit he paid, out of respect, to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. It's where Frank hid from Nazis for so long, eventually being captured and sent to her death in a camp.

Justin Bieber hopes Anne Frank would have been a 'belieber'

Amsterdam - Whilst in the Netherlands, Justin Bieber visited The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and left behind a controversial message in the visitor's book.

Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveils Anne Frank wax figure

Berlin - Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled a new wax figure of 13-year-old Anne Frank on Friday, the Dutch girl immortalized in her eponymous diary. The wax figure is displayed in an exhibit that simulates her attic surroundings as the family hid from the Nazis.

After 'baptism' of Anne Frank, Amsterdam honors Holocaust victims

Amsterdam - Over the weekend, a service in Amsterdam honored Holocaust victims and the memory of Dutch protestors who fought against the Nazis.

Anne Frank baptized posthumously in Mormon church

Anne Frank, one of the most renowned Jewish victims of the Holocaust, has allegedly been baptized -again- in a Mormon temple. The proxy ritual, known as a 'baptism for the dead' reportedly happened in the Dominican Republic.

Anne Frank's tree gets new life in Montreal

Montreal - Last month the sad news of Anne Frank's chestnut tree in Amsterdam fell during a storm made the headlines. Tonight a sapling from that tree was planted in Montreal.

Tree which inspired Anne Frank comes down

Amsterdam - The chestnut tree that cheered Anne Frank during her period of hiding from the Nazis has toppled over in Amsterdam. The iron which had been supporting the tree also fell.

School reverses Anne Frank ban

A school in Culpeper, Virginia has reversed an earlier decision to remove the diary of Anne Frank from the curriculum that followed a complaint about the ‘sexual content’ of her writings.

Only video footage of Anne Frank released

Almost 60 years after Anne Frank died of typhoid in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, video footage - probably the only moving images of the famous diarist - has been released for the first time.

Happy Birthday Miep Gies

Miep Gies, the young woman who helped hide the Frank family in Amsterdam during WWII is turning 100. She is the one who found Anne Frank's diary after the Nazi's took away the family.

A Christmas Card From Anne Frank Discovered 7 Decades Later

After seventy years, another piece of Anne Frank’s history has been discovered. Recently, a Christmas card addressed from Anne Frank was discovered in a Dutch antique shop.

Anne Frank's Lost Love Has a Face

He died when he was eighteen at Auschwitz. This boy that made a young girl's heart flutter now has a face for the world to see. Former childhood friend 81-year-old Earnst Michaelis has released a picture of the boy that Anne Frank loved.

Anne Frank's Tree Saved For Another Fifteen Years

The tree that comforted Anne Frank during her long stay in an Amsterdam attic during World War Two has been saved from the axe. The 150 year old horse chestnut tree is in danger of toppling over.

Diary of Hélène Berr, 'France's Anne Frank' Published

To great commercial success, the diary of Hélène Berr has been published in France. She was a young Jewish woman that witnessed Paris becoming occupied by the Nazis before being sent out to Bergen-Belsen.

Tree that comforted Anne Frank to be cut down

The ancient chestnut tree that once gave solace to Anne Frank while she was in hiding during the Nazi occupation of Holland, has been ordered to be cut down, the Amsterdam city council said Tuesday.
 

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