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Greek former PM Constantine Mitsotakis dies: family

Greek former PM Constantine Mitsotakis dies: family

Born in 1918, Mitsotakis had quit politics in 2004, stepping down as Greece`s longest-serving parliamentarian.

Berlin accuses Erdogan of playing politics in anti-Europe attacks

Germany's foreign minister on Saturday openly accused Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan of ramping up anti-European rhetoric in a bid to score political points back home ahead of a key referendum. 

Turkey not calling German govt Nazi, practices reminiscent of that era: Minister​

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has accused Germany of "fascist actions" reminiscent of the Nazi era.

Turkey, Germany must rebuild friendship 'step by step'

Germany on Wednesday urged Turkey to work toward restoring ties frayed by a series of bitter disputes but warned that any comparison to the Nazi era was a "red line that cannot be crossed".

Unprecedented work at Auschwitz to preserve Holocaust site

Brick by brick, plank by plank, workers at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau carefully clean its barracks to preserve the Holocaust symbol for future generations. 

Jewish groups ask Donlad Trump to apologise for invoking Nazis

US President-elect Donald Trump is under fire from Jewish groups who sought an apology from him for his remark comparing reports about him to Nazi-era propaganda, saying his statement was erroneous, offensive and denigrating to Holocaust survivors.

Nazi-obsessed Briton jailed for life for murder of lawmaker Jo Cox

A man obsessed with Nazis and white supremacism was sentenced to life in jail on Wednesday for the murder of British lawmaker Jo Cox in a frenzied street attack which stunned Britain a week before the European Union referendum.

Around Auschwitz, Holocaust items rescued from oblivion

Things are looking good for a group of unusual treasure hunters who have already removed dozens of items from a small wooden cabin in southern Poland. 

Adolf Hitler's birthplace to be demolished: Austria

Adolf Hitler's birthplace to be demolished: Austria

Deliberations in Austria about what to do with the building, located in Braunau am Inn in the state of Upper Austria, have been long-standing.

Philippines' President Duterte likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

Philippines' President Duterte likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

Duterte has been scathing about criticism of his anti-drugs campaign and has insulted the United Nations and the European Union

Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar mass slaughter of Jews

A sombre Ukraine on Thursday marks 75 years since the World War II slaughter of some 34,000 Jews on the outskirts of Kiev, one of the largest massacres of the Holocaust.  The carnage by Nazi forces at the Babi Yar ravine has caused years of soul-searching and debate in Ukraine over the participation of local collaborators in the killings and atrocities that followed. 

German vice-chancellor gives neo-Nazi protesters the finger

Germany's Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel raised eyebrows on Wednesday over a video of him showing the middle finger to a group of far-right protesters.

Racist graffiti, swastika symbols appear in Australia beach

The Australian Police found about 15 swastika symbols drawn on the footpath, bus stops, poles, benches and electrical boxes, the ABC reported.
 

Slovak MPs in Holocaust star protest against `fascist` far-right party

Two Slovak MPs on Wednesday donned yellow stars symbolising the Holocaust in protest at the "dangerous" parliamentary debut of a far-right party they condemn as "fascist".

Breivik wants Norway found guilty of 'inhuman' treatment

Lawyers for mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik called on Friday for the Norwegian state to be found guilty of "inhuman" treatment, at the close of his lawsuit over his solitary confinement.

Bastian Schweinsteiger to sue Chinese toy firm over Nazi doll

Bastian Schweinsteiger to sue Chinese toy firm over Nazi doll

A Chinese company manufactured a doll bearing the midfielder's resemblance and dressed in Nazi military uniforms.