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Auschwitz acquires stamps used to tattoo prisoners

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 01:14

Rare metal stamps used by the Nazis to tattoo prisoners at the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp have surfaced in Poland.

UN chief visits Auschwitz concentration camp

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 13:10

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday called on the international community to build "a world of peace, justice, equality and human dignity for all", as he visited Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland, a UN spokesperson said.

Holocaust awareness program: Muslim clerics to visit Auschwitz

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 14:11

A delegation of 22 Muslim clerics, including from India, would visit the former Nazi Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland this week as part of a Holocaust awareness programme.

‘Ex- Auschwitz guard’ Hans Lipschis arrested in Germany

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 21:45

A 93-year-old former Auschwitz guard was arrested on Monday on suspicion of being an accomplice in murder.

Israel`s military chief to visit Auschwitz

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 15:23

The Israeli military says its chief of staff will head a delegation to a Holocaust memorial at the site of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz.

Holocaust memorial day marked in Serbia

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 14:46

In August 1941, a total of 1,300 Jews were taken from this town on a journey of no return - to the Nazi death camps.

Holocaust victims mourned at Auschwitz and beyond

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 22:36

Holocaust survivors, politicians, religious leaders and others are marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day with solemn prayers.

Oldest Nazi concentration camp survivor dies

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 10:10

The oldest known survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp which was constructed by the Nazis has died at the age of 108, a media report said.

Estonia: `Nazi diet pill` advertisement upsets Jews

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 15:08

An Estonian newspaper has provoked global outrage after it published an advertisement for diet pills, mocking scrawny victims of Buchenwald.

Italian man cleared of Auschwitz barbed wire theft

Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 11:34

Some 1.5 million people, mostly Jews, died at Auschwitz during Second World War.

Last member of 1942 escape from Auschwitz dies

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 10:45

The last surviving member of a group of prisoners that escaped the German Nazi concentration camp in 1942 has died.

Auschwitz visit `unforgettable, dark`: China`s PM

Last Updated: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10:11

China`s Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said a visit to the Auschwitz death camp had left an indelible impression.