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North Korea crimes on par with Nazis, Khmer Rouge: UN probe

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 16:22

The crimes of North Korea`s regime are as chilling as those of the Nazis, South Africa`s apartheid regime or Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge and must be stopped, the head of a UN inquiry said Monday.

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.

Controversy over swastikas carved on UK building

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 19:03

Swastikas carved into the walls of a county hall building in a small town in the east of England have triggered a row, with a Hindu group claiming that Nazis "abused" the symbol of peace for selfish purposes.

US returns Polish painting stolen by Nazis

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 01:45

A painting by Johann Conrad Seekatz stolen from a Warsaw museum by the Nazis during World War II has been handed back to Poland, US authorities said Thursday.

Pissarro and Picasso records broken at London sale

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 04:41

A Paris street scene painted by Camille Pissarro sold for USD 32.1 million at a London sale, almost five times the previous record for the Impressionist master at auction.

Billionaire bashed for putting rich-haters on par with Nazis

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 11:46

Billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins was at the centre of a social media firestorm for comparing protests against the rich to Nazi persecution of Jews.

Hungary addresses Holocaust after accusations it "whitewashed" past

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 12:24

Hungarians collaborated with Nazis in sending nearly half a million Jews to their deaths, Hungary`s president said on Sunday in a rare public acknowledgement of a war-time past that Jewish groups say is often glossed over.

US Holocaust survivor meets Polish saviour 70 years on

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 19:16

A Jewish boy who hid from the Nazis in a hayloft reunited after 70 years in New York on Wednesday with the Polish son whose parents risked everything to save him.

German police find 1,500 artworks taken by Nazis

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 09:36

Some 1,500 works by artists like Picasso, Nolde and Matisse believed to be stolen by the Nazis in the 1930s were found at an elderly man`s apartment

Holocaust survivor makes symphony debut with Ma

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 12:07

A 90-year-old Holocaust survivor has made his orchestral debut with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma to benefit a foundation dedicated to preserving the work of artists and musicians killed by the Nazis.

Nobel laureate escaped Nazis when a small boy

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 20:51

Martin Karplus, one of three scientists who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, escaped the Nazis and the Holocaust aged just eight-years-old, according to his autobiography.

Bank of England helped Nazis sell plundered gold

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 21:38

The Bank of England (BoE) played an important in moving and selling gold looted by the Nazis after their invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1938, which has been revealed in a previously unpublished file.