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Ukraine has hosted memorial services to remember those massacred 75 years ago at the Babi Yar ravine.
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.
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.
The diary extracts contain chilling details of the SS leader's daily life, including family commitments and lunches at notorious concentration camps.
Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.
Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…
In cinema summer is often a season to revisit the classics and enjoy cherished old favourites that we know by heart.
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…
Russian President Vladimir Putin has led celebrations in Moscow to mark the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War two. Holding
There was no shortage of military might on show in Moscow on Monday as Russia marked the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War
The Russian airbase Hmeymim in Latakia is preparing to celebrate WWII Victory Day. Marking the anniversary comes after more than six months of air
UK: Labour anti-Semitism row grows as ex-London mayor Livingstone refuses to apologise for Hitler remarksJeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the UK is riling from accusations of anti-Semitism. In the latest development the former Labour mayor of London, Ken
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the UK is riling from accusations of anti-Semitism. In the latest development the former Labour mayor of London, Ken
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
Little is known about the hunt for Nazi criminal Adolph Eichman. Most people have heard about his abduction by Mossad in Argentina in 1960, his trial
‘Land of Mine’ is a Danish-German film, which opens up a rather unknown chapter of World War Two. Directed by Denmark’s Martin Zandvliet, it is a
The last holocaust survivor in the Netherlands has died. Jules Schelvis, who had been imprisoned in six different death camps throughout the war
How can virtual reality help to preserve historical heritage? In this episode of Futuris, show host Julián López Gómez travels to both Germany and
Looks like an ordinary German forest. And yet over 70.000 people died here between 1941 and 1945. Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was
Spirits Homecoming is a South Korean film about comfort women and is based on the horrors experienced by so-called sex slaves in Japanese military
The funeral has taken place in Israel of Samuel Willenberg. He was one of only 67 people known to have survived the notorious Nazi death camp
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
Dad’s Army – a British television institution has hit the silver screen – Captain Mainwaring and his Home Guard are on alert in Walmington-on-Sea.
Survivors of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, in Poland, commemorated the 71st anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday
A 90-year old survivor of Auschwitz survivor took to the stage in Berlin on Sunday to perform a dance depicting her personal view of her terrifying
Hungary has only ever once won an Oscar in 1981 when István Szabó‘s “Mephisto” triumphed as Best Foreign Language movie. This year it may have its
Hitler’s opus ‘Mein Kampf’ is back in stores in Germany now for the first time since 1945, one of history’s most notorious works, republished with a
Seventy years after the end of World War II, France has made public 200,000 documents from the so-called Vichy regime which helped Nazi Germany
Japan apologises to South Korea and offers compensation in a landmark deal to settle the issue of "comfort women."