Austria to keep Nazi-looted Klimt masterpiece

A leading panel of experts on Friday recommended that Austria not return one of the country`s most treasured artworks to the descendants of its Jewish former owners robbed by the Nazis.

70 years after Holocaust Jews still face anti-Semitism: Spielberg

Hollywood director Steven Spielberg said on Monday he hoped that the Holocaust commemorations taking place in Poland on Tuesday will be a warning for future generations, in light of a rising tide of anti-Semitism and intolerance against Jews.

In Israel, Japan PM talks business with tough line on peace

Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with top Israeli officials in Jerusalem on Monday in a bid to deepen economic cooperation while also bringing a tough message on peace.

Swiss museum expected to accept art trove amassed under Nazis

Over two years after the discovery of missing masterpieces looted by the Nazis from their Jewish owners, German officials and a Swiss museum are expected to confirm on Monday that the paintings will go to Switzerland.

Historic gate at Dachau concentration camp stolen

 Berlin:  A wrought-iron gate bearing the Nazis' cynical slogan "Arbeit macht frei," or "Work sets you free," has been stolen from the former Dachau concentration camp, police said today.

Germany to open central memorial to Nazis` disabled victims

Germany will inaugurate the first national memorial to the estimated 300,000 ill and disabled people systematically murdered by the Nazis on Tuesday, at a ceremony with victims` relatives.

Russian leadership backs restoration of Stalingrad name

Russia`s deputy prime minister called on Saturday for the name Stalingrad to be restored to the city that was the site of a key World War II battle against the Nazis.

Australian gallery to return portrait lost under Nazis

An Australian gallery will return a portrait once thought the work of Vincent Van Gogh to its rightful owners in what is believed to be the country`s first restitution of art lost under the Nazis.

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

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

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

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

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.

Billionaire bashed for putting rich-haters on par with Nazis

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Poster campaign launched in Germany to find Nazis

Simon Wiesenthal Center is launching a poster campaign in several German cities hoping to track down the last surviving Nazi war criminals not yet brought to justice.

‘Hitler ranted Germans deserve to perish’

Adolf Hitler had ranted "Germans deserve to perish" and was a "broken man" just days before he took his own life in 1945, according to newly disclosed documents.