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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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Japan: from diplomacy to a show-of-force?

Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.

Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.

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Pope Francis visits Auschwitz to pray for victims

Pope Francis paid a deeply contemplative and private visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Pope Francis paid a deeply contemplative and private visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Protests over South Korea's 'comfort women' deal with Japan

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…

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…

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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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Russia and Ukraine mark Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has led celebrations in Moscow to mark the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War two. Holding

Russian President Vladimir Putin has led celebrations in Moscow to mark the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War two. Holding

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Russia marks Victory Day

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

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