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Holocaust memorial sites fight new threat from far right

Berlin - From swastikas sprayed on the walls to Hitler salute selfies, far-right provocations are a growing problem at the sites of former Nazi concentration camps in Germany.

Memory politics haunt Berlinale after scandal over Nazi past

Berlin - As the Berlinale reels from revelations that its founding director Alfred Bauer was a high-ranking Nazi, the issue of memory politics looms large over the film festival's 70th anniversary.

Israel Holocaust memorial admits historical 'errors' at Auschwitz event

Jerusalem - Israel's Holocaust memorial centre apologised Tuesday over "errors" in films screened during a high-profile ceremony last month that distorted events related to the Soviet Union and Poland during World War II.

Israeli President to address German MPs 75 years after Auschwitz

Berlin - Israel's president will deliver a speech in Berlin on Wednesday to mark 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp as fears re-emerge about the safety of Jews in Germany.

Born in Auschwitz, survivor says stories of atrocity must be told

Oswiecim - Her mother was so malnourished that the Nazi camp guards did not even know she was pregnant.

How the world discovered the Nazi death camps

Paris - Images of what the Allies found when they liberated the first Nazi death camps towards the end of World War II brought the horror of the Holocaust to global attention.

Auschwitz survivors to issue warning 75 years after liberation

Oswiecim - Seventy-five years after the liberation of Auschwitz, a dwindling number of elderly Holocaust survivors will gather at the former German Nazi death camp on Monday to honour its over 1.

Survivors, dignitaries to mark Auschwitz liberation 75 years on

Warsaw - Elderly Holocaust survivors will gather in Auschwitz on Monday, some for the last time, to mark 75 years since Soviet troops liberated the death camp where Nazi Germany killed more than 1.1 million people, most of them Jews.

In Greece, children of the Holocaust speak out at last

Athens - "I celebrated my seventh birthday inside the camp of Bergen-Belsen with a piece of bread and sticks for candles," recalls 83-year-old Lola Angel, one of the few Greek Jews left to remember the horror of Nazi concentration camps.

The last survivors: growing old with memories of Auschwitz

Jerusalem - As he looks at pictures of his parents and sisters who perished in Auschwitz, Szmul Icek begins to tremble, tears clouding his eyes.

'I am here': Holocaust survivors mark Auschwitz liberation

Jerusalem - Their faces lined by age and haunting memories, about 100 Holocaust survivors joined political leaders Thursday in Jerusalem to recall the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp 75 years ago.

World leaders in Israel to recall horrors of Auschwitz

Jerusalem - Israel hosts dozens of world leaders Thursday to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, the World War II death camp where the Nazis killed more than 1.1 million people, most of them Jews.

France's Macron slams anti-Semitism on Jerusalem visit

Jerusalem - French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday railed against anti-Semitism, saying it "haunts our present time", during a visit to Jerusalem to commemorate Holocaust victims.

Israel to welcome the world for Auschwitz anniversary

Jerusalem - World leaders are to travel to Israel this week to mark 75 years since the Red Army liberated Auschwitz, the extermination camp where the Nazis killed over a million Jews.

Exhibition upgrade at Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned

Berlin - The Berlin villa which hosted the 1942 Wannsee Conference, at which top Nazi officials finalised plans for the Holocaust, will on Sunday launch a new permanent exhibition aimed at attracting more visitors.

How the world discovered the Nazi death camps

Paris - Images of what the Allies found when they liberated the first Nazi death camps towards the end of World War II brought the horror of the Holocaust to world attention.

Greek neo-Nazi chief to take the stand in landmark murder trial

Athens - A landmark murder trial implicating Greece's neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn reaches a key moment on Wednesday when party leader and founder Nikos Michaloliakos is due to testify for the first time.

Uruguay court orders sale of WWII Nazi eagle from sunken warship

Montevideo - A court in Uruguay has ruled that a bronze Nazi eagle from a German battleship that fought in one of the first naval skirmishes of World War II must be sold.

Rare footage of life in Warsaw Jewish ghetto shown in Poland

Warsaw - Scenes of starving Jewish children smuggling food, a dead body on the sidewalk, were captured in never-before-seen footage of Warsaw's wartime ghetto by an amateur fillmmaker in 1941.

Endgame in 'historic' 4-year Greek neo-Nazi party trial

Atenas - A four-year-old bid to jail members of Greece's neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn accused of murder, billed as one of the most important trials in modern Greek history, could be nearing its conclusion.

Review: Soulpepper’s ‘Copenhagen’ is a challenging yet rewarding debate Special

Toronto - So why did Werner Heisenberg meet with Niels Bohr in Copenhagen in 1941 – and what were the historical consequences? What was Heisenberg’s real purpose? Why did their friendship end? And did Heisenberg have anything on his conscience?

Eichmann's captor, Israeli ex-spy Rafi Eitan dead at 92: media

Jerusalem - Former Mossad spy Rafi Eitan, who commanded the audacious 1960 capture of top Nazi Adolf Eichmann, died on Saturday aged 92, Israeli public radio announced.

Eichmann's captor, Israeli ex-spy Rafi Eitan dead at 92: media

Jerusalem - Former Mossad spy Rafi Eitan, who commanded the audacious 1960 capture of top Nazi Adolf Eichmann, died on Saturday aged 92, Israeli public radio announced.

Report lashes France's 'lack of ambition' to return looted Jewish art

Paris - An internal French government report has criticised the "inefficiency and lack of ambition" of official efforts to return art looted from Jews during World War II.

New French film raises ghosts of Nazi medical horrors

Paris - A new documentary about the scale of Nazi medical experiments has reopened old wounds in France as one of the country's leading universities investigates whether its stores still contain the remains of some Jewish victims.

Nazi propaganda chief Goebbels' secretary dies at 106

Munich - The former secretary of Nazi Germany's propaganda boss Joseph Goebbels died aged 106 last week, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the maker of a documentary about her said Monday.

Nazi hunter fears hundreds of suspects could still be at large

Jerusalem - Hundreds or even thousands of Nazi war crimes suspects could still be at large, one of the world's leading experts on the matter said Thursday, ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Most post-WWII German justice officials were ex-Nazis: study

Berlin - Germany's post-World War II justice ministry was infested with ex-Nazis hellbent on protecting their former comrades, according to a new official study released Monday.

Hitler had tiny penis say historians

This latest news may be slight consolation for the millions in Europe and around the world who suffered during World War II. But some historians think Adolph Hitler had a small deformed penis and just one testicle.

France opens access to Nazi-collaboration era archives

Paris - France will throw open access to police and legal archives drawn from one of the country's darkest hours, when the Vichy regime collaborated with Nazi occupiers during World War II, authorities said Sunday.
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A young man looks at the antisemitic caricature in the display window of the Danzig office of  Der S...
A young man looks at the antisemitic caricature in the display window of the Danzig office of "Der Stuermer." The poster reads: "The Jews are our misfortune." Danzig, 1939. Courtesy of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
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One of the barracks in Mauthausen with stones left by Jewish visitors in memory of the past.
One of the barracks in Mauthausen with stones left by Jewish visitors in memory of the past.
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Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau
Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau
Jews on a selection ramp at Auschwitz  are shown in this archival photo taken in May 1944
Jews on a selection ramp at Auschwitz, are shown in this archival photo taken in May 1944
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Monument to Greek victims of Nazi occupation of Greece
Monument to Greek victims of Nazi occupation of Greece
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Vast underground complex where the Nazis worked on developing nuclear weapons during the War is disc...
Vast underground complex where the Nazis worked on developing nuclear weapons during the War is discovered in Austria.
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Latvian veterans who fought alongside German Nazis during World War Two held their annual march thro...
Latvian veterans who fought alongside German Nazis during World War Two held their annual march through the capital.
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Stutthof Concentration Camp: Concentration Camp outlay.
Stutthof Concentration Camp: Concentration Camp outlay.
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