Seventy years after the Allies firebombed the east German city of Dresden, Germany remembered the tens of thousands who were burned alive with a sombre church service and a silent human chain to symbolise peace and opposition to racism.
The piercing screams of a woman electrocuted on a barbed wire fence, children sent to the gas chambers and the constant threat of death: Auschwitz survivors recall life in the world`s most notorious death camp with remarkable clarity.
Germany`s Nazi past has so far prevented the far-right gaining a lasting political foothold but the country now faces an emergent populist movement akin to those in other European countries, analysts say.
France has agreed to pay the United States USD 60 million to compensate Americans and foreigners deported to Nazi death camps on French rail transport during World War II, diplomats announced on Friday.
A week after a report informed how the dozens of suspected Nazis continued receiving millions in Social Security payments after being expelled from the United States, a fresh revelation has come to light claiming that the CIA and other American intelligence agencies recruited at least a thousand Nazis as secret spies against the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II.
Belgium`s right-wing coalition government won a vote of confidence just days after taking office, despite opposition demands for new Prime Minister Charles Michel to sack two ministers over a Nazi collaboration row.
Belgium's new interior minister on Monday sparked uproar after saying that Flemish collaborators with the Nazi occupiers in World War II "had their reasons", touching a raw nerve in a sharply divided country.
The Islamic State (ISIS) terror group plans to seize Iran's nuclear secrets, unleash a vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing and Nazi-style eugenics to consolidate and expand its self-declared caliphate, according to a seized policy manifesto of the dreaded outfit.
LB Nagar police here on Friday have registered a case following a complaint alleging that the website of Telugu Desam Party was carrying a morphed photograph of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, showing him with the look of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.