NY enclave with Nazi roots agrees to change policies

2017-05-20 19:12

A New York enclave with a history of Nazi affiliation in the 1930s has agreed to change its policies that limited home ownership to people of German descent.

UN anti-Nazi resolution limits 'freedom of expression' – US

2016-11-18 20:31

The United States has said it was one of three countries to vote against a UN resolution condemning the glorification of Nazism over freedom of speech issues and concerns that Russia was using it to carry out political attacks against its neighbours.

Man who claimed he escaped Auschwitz admits lying

2016-06-25 14:26

A 91-year-old Pennsylvania man who has for years lectured to school groups and others about what he said were his experiences at Auschwitz, now says he was never a prisoner at the concentration camp.

Danish anti-immigrant party sees further curbs

2016-01-27 20:41

Denmark will probably tighten its asylum policies further, the country's influential anti-immigration party has said, a day after lawmakers passed a controversial bill allowing authorities to seize valuables from refugees.

Polish geology experts: No hidden Nazi train

2015-12-15 21:25

Polish geology experts say they have found no traces of a train at a site allegedly hiding a WWII Nazi train.

'Nazi Oma' gets jail time for denying the holocaust

2015-11-13 12:58

A German court has sentenced an 87-year-old grandmother to 10 months in jail for Holocaust denial after a trial in which she insisted that Auschwitz was 'not historically proven' to be a death camp.

Nazi hunters to work with Unesco to prevent genocide

2015-10-26 17:05

A couple renowned for documenting all 76 000 people deported from France and tracking down Nazis for prosecution, will now work with the UN education agency on genocide prevention.

Supremacist convicted of killing 3 at US Jewish sites

2015-09-01 10:13

The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites has given jurors a Nazi salute after they convicted him of murder and other charges for the shootings.

Looted in Mosul, sold in Munich?

2015-07-31 05:36

Fears that Germany has become a trade hub for looted antiquities from the Middle East, has prompted the government to put forward a draft law on artistic imports.

German court sentences 94-year-old ex-Nazi to 4 years

2015-07-15 12:13

A 94-year-old ex-Waffen-SS member is to go to jail for four years for his role as an accessory in the deaths of 300 000 people at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, a German court rules.


3 teens send anonymous apology, $50 for library swastika

2017-03-08 21:00

Three teenagers have delivered an anonymous apology note and $50 to the Pennsylvania library where they sprayed a swastika using shaving cream in a parking lot.

Search resumes for Nazi gold train that might not even exist

2016-08-16 22:46

Explorers in Poland have resumed searching for a legendary Nazi train laden with treasure and armaments, dissuaded by decades of fruitless searches and a scientific determination that no train is even there.

France honours victims of WWII mob justice

2016-05-08 20:56

A Breton village has paid formal tribute to three of its citizens unjustly denounced as Nazi collaborators during the liberation of France in 1944, and killed by a lynch mob.

Austrian varsity strips Nobel winner of honours

2015-12-17 21:22

An Austrian university has posthumously stripped Nobel Prize-winning scientist Konrad Lorenz of his honorary doctorate due to his fervent embrace of Nazism.

Holocaust denier sent to prison

2015-11-17 22:21

The German Neo-Nazi and Holocaust denier Gerhard Ittner has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by a regional court in Germany.

Pope plans to visit Auschwitz

2015-11-09 17:52

Pope Francis intends to stop at the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp when he visits Poland next year, Polish President Andrzej Duda says.

Netanyahu causes uproar by linking Palestinians to Holocaust

2015-10-21 10:32

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for suggesting that a World War II-era Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis to adopt their Final Solution to exterminate European Jews.

Beyond the ugly headlines, Germans open hearts, homes for refugees

2015-08-06 13:31

Millions of Germans are opening their hearts and homes to help the tired, poor and huddled masses from the Middle East, Asia and Africa find shelter and perhaps a new life in a country that won't stop trying to atone for its Nazi past.

Buckingham Palace slams images of queen's 'Nazi salute' as child

2015-07-18 11:22

Buckingham Palace has voiced disappointment after a British newspaper published images allegedly showing a young Queen Elizabeth II giving a Nazi salute in the early 1930s.

Hitler's artworks go under the hammer in controversial auction

2015-06-19 14:32

Fourteen watercolour paintings and drawings allegedly by a young Adolf Hitler are set to be auctioned in the German city of Nuremburg, the Weidler auction house says.

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