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Austria's race against time to save anti-Nazi film

Vienna - One of Austria's most important anti-Nazi films was thought lost for decades, until it was uncovered by chance last year.Now experts must race to keep from losing "The City Without Jews" again -- this time from decay.

German police probe Facebook Jewish list post

Berlin - German police launched an investigation Thursday after the addresses of Jewish institutions were published on Facebook by neo-Nazis on the anniversary of the 1938 pogroms against Jews.

Schindler factory to host Holocaust memorial

Prague - A disused factory in the Czech Republic where German industrialist Oskar Schindler employed more than a thousand Jews to save them from the gas chambers is to host a Holocaust memorial, officials said Tuesday.

Sony Music, producer apologise over Nazi-like outfits

Toukyo - Sony Music and the producer behind a Japanese girl band that performed in military-style costumes resembling Nazi uniforms apologised on Tuesday following a protest lodged by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

Adolf Hitler house demolition plan sparks new row

Vienna - A new row erupted Tuesday over Austria's plans to raze the house where Adolf Hitler was born, with experts saying they opposed the demolition only a day after a decision was announced.

New row over Hitler house demolition plan

Vienna - A new row erupted Tuesday over Austria's plans to demolish the house where Adolf Hitler was born, with experts saying they opposed its destruction only a day after a decision was announced.

Austria to tear down Hitler birth house

Vienna - The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is to be torn down to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine, the government said Monday, after years of bitter legal wrangling with the current owner."The Hitler house will be torn down.

German trial of Auschwitz medic, 96, collapses

Berlin - Germany's trial of a 96-year-old former Nazi medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp has collapsed, a court spokesman said Thursday.

Trial of Auschwitz medic, 95, halted as anger mounts

Neubrandenburg - A German court Monday once again suspended the trial of a 95-year-old former medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp, in a new setback for a case where a string of delays has sparked anger.

Ex-Auschwitz medic, 95, goes on trial in Germany

Berlin - A 95-year-old former medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp went on trial in Germany on Monday, accused of more than 3,600 counts of accessory to murder.

Tsipras vows to keep up pressure for German war payments

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras vowed Tuesday to do "whatever is necessary" -- including taking legal action -- to get Germany to pay damages for the wartime atrocities of Nazi troops.

Nazi sect doctor in Chile may face German jail

Berlin - A German doctor who was convicted in Chile for complicity in child sex abuse at a Nazi paedophile sect should serve out his sentence in Germany, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Austria wants to seize Hitler's birth house

Vienna - Austria said Saturday it wants to seize Adolf Hitler's birthplace from its private owner in a bid to end a bitter legal battle and stop the house from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine.

AP news agency rejects Nazi collaboration claim

Washington - The Associated Press on Wednesday defended its operations in Germany in the run-up to World War II after a researcher uncovered what was claimed to be evidence of collaboration with the Nazi regime.

Germany's twilight Nazi trials about more than justice

Berlin - Germany is putting on trial several former members of the Nazi SS this year -- but seven decades after the war, they are in their 90s and unlikely to end up behind bars.

Ex-Auschwitz medic, 95, to stand trial on February 29

Berlin - A 95-year-old former medic at the Auschwitz death camp will go on trial next month on at least 3,681 counts of accessory to murder, German authorities said Monday.

Op-Ed: Technology and the art of modern warfare Special

As we humans have evolved, so has our technology. That's especially true when it comes to modern warfare. We now have DREAD guns, self-tracking bullets, cyborg insects, and laser avengers.

German neo-Nazi sentenced over concentration camp tattoo

Berlin - A German far-right local politician was given a suspended sentence Tuesday over a tattoo bearing a notorious Nazi concentration camp slogan and a rendering of Auschwitz.

German neo-Nazi charged over concentration camp tattoo

Berlin - German prosecutors laid charges Wednesday against a far-right local politician over a tattoo bearing a notorious Nazi concentration camp slogan and a picture of Auschwitz.

Ex-Auschwitz medic, 95, fit to stand trial: German court

Berlin - A 95-year-old former medic at the Auschwitz death camp is fit to stand trial for at least 3,681 counts of accessory to murder, a German appeals court ruled Tuesday, overturning an earlier verdict.Hubert Z.

France compensates U.S. Holocaust victims

Washington - France will pay $60 million to mainly American victims of the Holocaust who were transported by train from France to Nazi death camps during World War II, an affair that nearly cost French state rail company SNCF its US contracts.

Berlin memorial for Roma victims of Nazis defaced

Berlin - Vandals scrawled Nazi swastikas and the words "gas them" on Germany's memorial to the half million Roma and Sinti murdered by the Nazis, the foundation behind the monument said Thursday.

Nazi archives shed light on WWII atrocities in Greece

Atenas - From the number of Cretans to be executed for every dead German soldier to advice on which brothel to use, new research is shedding light on Nazi wartime atrocities in Greece.

Ex-Auschwitz worker, 91, accused of complicity in 260,000 WWII murders

Berlin - A 91-year-old woman who worked at Auschwitz has been accused of complicity in the murders of at least 260,000 Jews during World War II, the German news agency DPA said Monday.

Remains of Nazi professor's victims buried in France

Strasbourg - The remains of Jewish victims who were killed for the skeleton collection of Nazi anatomy professor August Hirt were buried in northeastern France on Sunday, according to an AFP journalist.

Palin comes down on analyst's side in dispute over Muslim comment

Anchorage - Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin publicly ridiculed the ESPN sports network Friday for suspending baseball commentator Curt Schilling over an anti-Muslim comment he made on the website Twitter.

Nazi hunter reports Danish man to police over war crimes

Copenhage - A top Nazi hunter on Tuesday filed a police complaint against a 90-year-old Danish man for allegedly working as a guard in a Belarus concentration camp during World War II."Unfortunately the justice ministry chose not to deal with this ...

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' appeals German verdict

Berlin - A former Nazi SS officer known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" has appealed a four-year jail sentence handed down to him last week, his legal team said Monday.

Remains of Nazi anatomy prof's victims found at French forensic institute

Strasbourg - Remains belonging to victims of Nazi anatomy professor August Hirt have been found at a forensic medicine institute in eastern France, local authorities said in a statement Saturday.

Jewish groups hail Auschwitz verdict, urge more trials

Deutschland - Jewish groups welcomed the conviction Wednesday of a former Nazi SS officer known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" and urged justice authorities to maintain pressure on ageing war criminals.
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RESPECTS: Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush tour the United States Holocaust...
RESPECTS: Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush tour the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., in April 2001.
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Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1  2010
Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1, 2010
Kristallnacht  also to referred to as the Night of Broken Glass  was a pogrom or series of attacks a...
Kristallnacht, also to referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, was a pogrom or series of attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria on November 9–10, 1938. Photo: Germans pass broken window of Jewish-owned shop.
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The Berlin's Olympic Stadium
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The Topographie des Terrors, Berlin.
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A swastika was trampled into a cornfield in rural Germany over the weekend prompting a police investigation and fears of a neo-nazi resurgence.
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A Nazi, Franco and fascist memorabilia market was held in Quijorna, on the outskirts of Madrid, shocking Spaniards countrywide.
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100th Computer pioneer Konrad Zuse s Birthday
100th Computer pioneer Konrad Zuse's Birthday
The Topographie des Terrors  Berlin.
The Topographie des Terrors, Berlin.
Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1  2010
Nazi Demo in Berlin on May 1, 2010
The 65th anniversary of the liberation of the woman Nazi camp of Ravensbrück on April 10  2010
The 65th anniversary of the liberation of the woman Nazi camp of Ravensbrück on April 10, 2010
100th Computer pioneer Konrad Zuse s Birthday
100th Computer pioneer Konrad Zuse's Birthday
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A view of an apartment building in Munich, November 10, 2013, where it is believed that German customs discovered 1,406 missing artworks with a value up to one billion euros ($1.34 billion). Cornelius Gurlitt was sitting on at least part of the collection of his father Hildebrand, who worked for the Nazis selling art branded "degenerate" that was taken from museums or stolen or extorted from Jews fleeing the Holocaust.
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Nazi SS
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The Berlin s Olympic Stadium
The Berlin's Olympic Stadium
100th Computer pioneer Konrad Zuse s Birthday
100th Computer pioneer Konrad Zuse's Birthday
File photo: Demonstration of the neo-Nazis in Berlin
File photo: Demonstration of the neo-Nazis in Berlin
The Berlin s Olympic Stadium
The Berlin's Olympic Stadium
The Topographie des Terrors  Berlin.
The Topographie des Terrors, Berlin.
The Anhalter Bahnhof  Berlin.
The Anhalter Bahnhof, Berlin.