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Trump disavows alt-right conference after online video of Nazi salutes in his honour

Under pressure to strongly condemn the actions of a so-called ‘alt right’ group who celebrated Donald Trump’s election with Nazi salutes, the president-elect told the New York Times he ‘disavows’ the

Under pressure to strongly condemn the actions of a so-called ‘alt right’ group who celebrated Donald Trump’s election with Nazi salutes, the president-elect told the New York Times he ‘disavows’ the

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New German film addresses Nazi child 'euthanasia'

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.

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Houston gunman wore military-style clothing during fatal attack - police

Police in the US state of Texas said a gunman who shot and injured at least nine people on Monday was wearing military-style clothing at the time of the attack.

Police in the US state of Texas said a gunman who shot and injured at least nine people on Monday was wearing military-style clothing at the time of the attack.

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Cillian Murphy stars in Nazi-era thriller

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

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Former Nazi medic goes on trial in Germany

Hubert Zafke, a former SS medic accused of assisting in the killing of thousands in the Auschwitz death camp has gone on trial in Germany at the fourth attempt.

Hubert Zafke, a former SS medic accused of assisting in the killing of thousands in the Auschwitz death camp has gone on trial in Germany at the fourth attempt.

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Hitler henchman Himmler's diary extracts found

The diary extracts contain chilling details of the SS leader's daily life, including family commitments and lunches at notorious concentration camps.

The diary extracts contain chilling details of the SS leader's daily life, including family commitments and lunches at notorious concentration camps.

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Holocaust survivors welcome conviction of Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning

A former Auschwitz guard has been sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted over his role at the Nazi death camp, in what is likely to be one of Germany’s last Holocaust…

A former Auschwitz guard has been sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted over his role at the Nazi death camp, in what is likely to be one of Germany’s last Holocaust…

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Former Auschwitz guard apologises to Holocaust victims

A former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has apologised in court to victims. He told them he regretted being part of a criminal organisation that

A former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has apologised in court to victims. He told them he regretted being part of a criminal organisation that

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Last Dutch holocaust survivor Jules Schelvis dies aged 95

The last holocaust survivor in the Netherlands has died. Jules Schelvis, who had been imprisoned in six different death camps throughout the war

The last holocaust survivor in the Netherlands has died. Jules Schelvis, who had been imprisoned in six different death camps throughout the war

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Ex-Nazi guard, 94, goes on trial over 170,000 killings at Auschwitz

He is 94 today, at the centre of what is likely to be one of the last ever Nazi war crimes trials. But Reinhold Hanning was 20 years old in 1942 when

He is 94 today, at the centre of what is likely to be one of the last ever Nazi war crimes trials. But Reinhold Hanning was 20 years old in 1942 when

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Pegida: German Justice Minister likened to Goebbels

There is outrage in Germany after the leader of the far-right Pegida movement likened the country’s justice ministed to a notorious figure from the

There is outrage in Germany after the leader of the far-right Pegida movement likened the country’s justice ministed to a notorious figure from the

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Netanyahu slammed for 'inaccurate' Holocaust comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been slammed by Holocaust experts for suggesting that a historic Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been slammed by Holocaust experts for suggesting that a historic Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis

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Remains of Second World War Jews laid to rest in Strasbourg

Kept in jars and test tubes for seven decades, human remains believed to belong to Holocaust victims have been buried at last. Found locked up in a

Kept in jars and test tubes for seven decades, human remains believed to belong to Holocaust victims have been buried at last. Found locked up in a

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Treasure hunters go searching for Nazi guns and gold

A southern Polish city is looking to profit from a missing Nazi train rumoured to be loaded with guns and jewels. Treasure hunters have been beating

A southern Polish city is looking to profit from a missing Nazi train rumoured to be loaded with guns and jewels. Treasure hunters have been beating

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Poland 'has located' buried Nazi treasure train

Could Ksiaz Castle and its surroundings in Poland soon reveal the mysterious secret of a long-lost train full of Nazi treasure? The Polish government

Could Ksiaz Castle and its surroundings in Poland soon reveal the mysterious secret of a long-lost train full of Nazi treasure? The Polish government

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Poland: Has Nazi gold 'treasure train' mystery finally been solved?

A castle, a tunnel and a lost train full of Nazi treasure. It is not a Hollywood film script but a real life mystery dating back decades. Two people

A castle, a tunnel and a lost train full of Nazi treasure. It is not a Hollywood film script but a real life mystery dating back decades. Two people

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Austria bans 'Nazi coded' car number plates

Austria has banned new car number plates which have hidden codes symbolising support for neo-Nazi or other extremist causes. More than 30 number and

Austria has banned new car number plates which have hidden codes symbolising support for neo-Nazi or other extremist causes. More than 30 number and

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Husband and wife Nazi hunters offered Germany's highest award

Husband and wife Nazi-hunters have been awarded Germany’s highest distinction, the Order of Merit, for several decades’ of work bringing war

Husband and wife Nazi-hunters have been awarded Germany’s highest distinction, the Order of Merit, for several decades’ of work bringing war

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British tabloid defends release of Queen Nazi salute footage

It’s a home movie the British Royal Family would rather have kept under wraps. Shot in 1933, the reel shows Queen Elizabeth performing a Nazi Salute

It’s a home movie the British Royal Family would rather have kept under wraps. Shot in 1933, the reel shows Queen Elizabeth performing a Nazi Salute

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Auschwitz accountant gets four years for working at death camp

A 94-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz has been sentenced to four years in prison in what could be one of the last big Holocaust trials. Oskar

A 94-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz has been sentenced to four years in prison in what could be one of the last big Holocaust trials. Oskar

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"Labyrinth of Lies" - post-war Germany's dilemma over Nazi past

It lacks perhaps the tinge of madness to make it a great movie, but there are good reasons to see “Labyrinth of Lies”. Giulio Ricciarelli’s film

It lacks perhaps the tinge of madness to make it a great movie, but there are good reasons to see “Labyrinth of Lies”. Giulio Ricciarelli’s film

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Greece draws battle lines over war reparations from Germany

The village of Distomo has long been a symbol of Greek suffering during the World War II Nazi occupation and also of war reparations Athens says Berlin has never paid.

The village of Distomo has long been a symbol of Greek suffering during the World War II Nazi occupation and also of war reparations Athens says Berlin has never paid.

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'Accountant of Auschwitz' Holocaust trial begins in Germany

A former Auschwitz concentration camp guard has admitted to being “morally guilty” but says he committed no crime. Oskar Groening, 93, is before a

A former Auschwitz concentration camp guard has admitted to being “morally guilty” but says he committed no crime. Oskar Groening, 93, is before a