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Participants from Israel carry an Israel flag as they attend the 'March of the Living' from the former German Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on Monday, April 28, 2014, in memory of some 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust. This year, the march honors some 430,000 Hungarian Jews killed in Birkenau gas chambers in 1944. ( AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Young Jews participate in Auschwitz memorial march

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Some 10,000 young Jews from Israel and around the world marched on Monday between the two parts of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi German death camp in Poland in memory of Holocaust victims, […]

04/28/2014

July 26, 2002: Russian weapon designer Mikhail Kalashnikov presents his legendary assault rifle to the media while opening the exhibition "Kalashnikov - legend and curse of a weapon" at a weapons museum in Suhl, Germany. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

Rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov dead at 94

MOSCOW (AP) — Mikhail Kalashnikov started out wanting to make farm equipment, but the harvest he reaped was one of blood as the designer of the AK-47 assault rifle, the world’s most popular firearm. It […]

12/23/2013

A painting from Otto Dix is projected on a screen during a news conference in Augsburg, southern Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, on the art found in Munich. A hoard of more than 1,400 art works found last year at a Munich apartment includes previously unknown pieces by artists including Marc Chagall, German investigators said Tuesday, adding that they face a hugely complicated task to establish where the art came from. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

German art hoard held unknown Chagall, Matisse

AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — It started with a routine check by German tax inspectors — and resulted in the discovery of an art hoard so vast and spectacular that no one yet knows how the […]

11/05/2013

A woman holding a flag of Italian Communist Refoundation Party thumps her fist on the hearse carrying the coffin of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke as it arrives at the Society of St. Pius X, a schismatic Catholic group, in Albano Laziale, on the outskirts of Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.   (AP Photo/Lapresse)

Priebke lawyer calls off funeral amid protests

ALBANO LAZIALE, Italy (AP) — The bitterly protested funeral of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke was called off hours after it was to have taken place Tuesday by his lawyer, who said police prevented friends […]

10/15/2013

In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 1995 photo, Former Nazi SS captain Erich Priebke enters military court in Rome. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)

Hundreds protest funeral for Nazi criminal

ALBANO LAZIALE, Italy (AP) — Shouting “murderer” and “executioner,” hundreds of people jeered the remains of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke as his coffin arrived Tuesday for a funeral Mass celebrated by a splinter Catholic […]

10/15/2013

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Merkel says far-right extremists remain threat

BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel says anti-Semitism and racism remain a threat to democracy in Europe almost 70 years after the end of World War II. Merkel cited the ongoing trial of five […]

08/17/2013

Vienna, Austria (AP Photo)

Ancient Jewish tombstones found in Vienna

VIENNA (AP) — It was 1943 when Vienna’s Nazi overlords gave the order to destroy the city’s oldest Jewish cemetery, demanding it be leveled and the tombstones attesting to centuries of Jewish existence there be […]

07/10/2013

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Alleged Nazi sympathizer removed from Saugus school board

SAUGUS (CNS) – The Saugus Union School Board has removed board member Stephen Winkler for living outside the district — without addressing allegations that he is a Nazi sympathizer. The board took voted Winkler off […]

06/19/2013

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel

Israel’s PM opens exhibit at Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — In a defiant speech from the place that symbolizes the suffering of Jews during World War II, Israel’s prime minister warned on Thursday that the Jewish state will do everything to […]

06/13/2013

Maestro Murry Sidlin in performance. (Photo Credit: MurrySidlin.com)

Conductor to be honored by Simon Wiesenthal Center

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – Conductor Murry Sidlin will be among the honorees at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s annual National Tribute Dinner tonight at the Beverly Wilshire hotel. Sidlin created what he described as the concert […]

06/11/2013

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