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German ex-medic charged over Auschwitz deaths

 A 94-year-old German man has been charged on 3,681 counts following allegations that he served at the Auschwitz concentration camp, a media report said.

Feb 24, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

World leaders join last survivors in recalling Auschwitz

World leaders joined around 300 Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, an anniversary held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.

Jan 27, 2015, 23:03 PM IST

India can teach tolerance to world: Israeli envoy

Israeli Ambassador Daniel Carmon on Tuesday said since India has long served as a "peaceful" home to several Jews, it stood in good stead to teach tolerance to other nations.

Jan 27, 2015, 21:51 PM IST

German President urges citizens not to forget Holocaust

German President Joachim Gauck on Tuesday urged all Germans never to forget the Holocaust.

Jan 27, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Barack Obama issues warning on Auschwitz anniversary

 US President Barack Obama marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Tuesday with a warning that the world needs to combat resurgent anti-Semitism. 

Jan 27, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Poland has `respect` for Soviet liberators of Auschwitz: President

 Poland "respects and recognises" the role of the Soviet Red Army in liberating the Auschwitz death camp 70 years ago, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said at a ceremony on Tuesday.

Jan 27, 2015, 21:11 PM IST

Last survivors recall Auschwitz, ask if lessons learned

Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp were gathering on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.

Jan 27, 2015, 16:22 PM IST

Ban Ki-moon meets Israel President, seeks dialogue with Palestine

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has thanked Israeli President Reuven Rivlin for his "restraint" and urged him to return to negotiations with the Palestinians.

Jan 27, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Oldest Nazi concentration camp survivor dies

The oldest known survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp which was constructed by the Nazis has died at the age of 108, a media report said.

Oct 23, 2012, 10:10 AM IST

Estonia: `Nazi diet pill` advertisement upsets Jews

An Estonian newspaper has provoked global outrage after it published an advertisement for diet pills, mocking scrawny victims of Buchenwald.

Sep 11, 2012, 15:08 PM IST

Italian man cleared of Auschwitz barbed wire theft

Some 1.5 million people, mostly Jews, died at Auschwitz during Second World War.

Aug 13, 2012, 11:34 AM IST

Auschwitz visit `unforgettable, dark`: China`s PM

China`s Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said a visit to the Auschwitz death camp had left an indelible impression.

Apr 28, 2012, 10:11 AM IST