Thousands welcome refugees to Germany at Dresden rally

Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Saturday to send a message of welcome to refugees, after a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the region.

Poland warns rumoured Nazi `gold train` may be booby-trapped

Poland`s government on Thursday warned treasure-hunters that the Nazi "gold train" allegedly discovered in the country`s west is probably booby-trapped.

Russia orders libraries to ditch `Nazi` books by British historians

Russian officials have ordered libraries to remove books by well-known British historians John Keegan and Antony Beevor, saying they promote Nazi-era stereotypes, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Munich opts for controversial Holocaust memorial compromise
Munich opts for controversial Holocaust memorial compromise

Munich Wednesday gave its approval for plaques for individual Holocaust victims to be installed throughout the German city but upheld a ban on Europe`s biggest memorial project after months of anguished debate.

Lawyers of German far-right terror suspect ask to quit

Germany`s landmark murder and terrorism trial of the surviving member of a neo-Nazi cell was interrupted Monday after three public defence lawyers asked to be relieved of their duties.

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

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

Donald Trump ridiculed over Nazi soldier tweet

Another day campaigning for president, another controversy for US tycoon Donald Trump, who was lampooned Tuesday over a tweet that appeared to show Nazis marching under the White House.

Telegram sent to Hitler by his deputy may fetch 15,000 pounds
Telegram sent to Hitler by his deputy may fetch 15,000 pounds

 The infamous telegram which Hitler's deputy sent to the German dictator, asking him if he could take over the Nazi party in last days of the World War II, is expected to fetch 15,000 pounds at an auction.

Queen makes first visit to ex-Nazi concentration camp

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II made her first trip to a former Nazi concentration camp on Friday, visiting Bergen-Belsen just over 70 years after it was liberated by British forces, on the final day of her state visit to Germany.

Nazi-looted painting from Munich fetches £1.865 million

A Nazi-looted painting that was hidden for decades smashed expectations at a rare sale in London on Wednesday as investigators work painstakingly to identify the origins of hundreds of other works from the same haul.

Hitler's artwork sells for 391,000 euros
Hitler's artwork sells for 391,000 euros

 Fourteen watercolour paintings and drawings presumed to have been the work of a young Adolf Hitler have been sold for a whopping 391,000 euros at an auction.

Japan asks Unesco to recognise work of ''Japanese Schindler''

 Japan has requested UNESCO to include in its Memory of the World Register, the work of Chiune Sugihara, a diplomat famously known as "Japanese Schindler" for saving 6,000 Jews from Holocaust, Japanese media reported on Friday.

Israel`s Netanyahu says boycott efforts recall Nazi Germany
Israel`s Netanyahu says boycott efforts recall Nazi Germany

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a Palestinian-led campaign to boycott Israeli goods was reminiscent of Nazi Germany`s campaign against Jews.

Bach portrait set for public gaze after return to Germany

The best-known portrait of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach goes on public display for the first time in centuries today in his former home city after an odyssey sparked by the Nazis' rise.

Woman, 102, to get doctorate, 77 year after Nazis blocked it

 A 102-year-old German woman is set to become the oldest person to receive a doctorate which will be awarded to her by the Hamburg University next week, 77 years after the Nazis blocked it because she was Jewish.

Austrian newspaper prints Nazi death notice, apologises

A major Austrian newspaper has apologised for printing a death notice that carried the Nazi storm troop rank of the deceased.

Top suspect of Nazi war crimes dies in Canada: Report

One of the top suspects of Nazi war crimes during the Second World War has died at the age of 93, the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail reported.

Wiesenthal Centre urges Croatia to end pensions to WWII Nazi allies

 The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center on Tuesday urged Croatia to stop paying pensions to people who served in the country`s World War II Nazi-allied armed forces, labelling the policy an insult to their victims.

Nazi letter to Soviet wartime agent found in Japan

A birthday letter from a Nazi foreign minister to a legendary spy credited with helping turn the tide of Germany's advance on Moscow has been found in Tokyo, a book dealer said today.

Queen Elizabeth II to visit Nazi camp where Anne Frank died

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II is to visit the site of Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen during her state visit to Germany next month, Buckingham Palace said on Sunday.