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Former SS guard, 93, on trial in Germany for complicity
World

Former SS guard, 93, on trial in Germany for complicity

A 93-year-old former SS guard goes on trial in Germany on Thursday for complicity in the murder of more than…
Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum
World

Buried treasure poses Holocaust puzzle for Hungary museum

A vast and “unique” trove of antique and Roman-era coins, unearthed in what was one of Hungary’s wartime Jewish ghettos,…
Germany remembers heroes in Hitler assassination bid
World

Germany remembers heroes in Hitler assassination bid

Germany paid tribute Saturday to Claus von Stauffenberg and others who sought to assassinate Adolf Hitler 75 years ago, a…
Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe
Middle East

Israeli library offers glimpse of old Jewish life in Europe

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s National Library has digitized a rare collection of communal ledgers from long-lost Jewish communities of Europe,…
Visegrad summit canceled over Israel-Poland Holocaust spat
Middle East

Visegrad summit canceled over Israel-Poland Holocaust spat

(CNN)–The Visegrad summit of central European leaders in Israel has been canceled after Israeli officials sparked outrage by accusing Poland…
Uproar over Poland comments lingers for Israel’s Netanyahu
Middle East

Uproar over Poland comments lingers for Israel’s Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — An off-hand comment by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Warsaw about Poland and the Holocaust looks…
Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisis
Middle East

Shah of Iran modernized his nation but vacillated in crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — At the height of his power in 1971, Iran’s Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi drew…
The art of shedding light on gifts with possible Nazi ties
Culture

The art of shedding light on gifts with possible Nazi ties

  When Georges F. Keller began donating paintings by masters like Henri Matisse and Salvador Dali to the Kunstmuseum in…
Harmless nostalgia or worrying nationalism? Germany split over new ministry
World

Harmless nostalgia or worrying nationalism? Germany split over new ministry

Is it about lederhosen, bratwurst and beer? Will it stir a healthy patriotism? Or does it hark back to the…
Britain is facing serious far-right terrorism threat, UK’s top officer
World

Britain is facing serious far-right terrorism threat, UK’s top officer

Britain faces a new and significant threat from organized far-right terrorism, the UK’s most senior counter-terrorism officer said on Monday…
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