A 93-year-old man has been charged in Germany as an accessory to the murder of 170,000 people, most Jews, at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.
Approximately 500 ultra nationalists, some bearing Nazi swastikas, marched through a Lithuanian city that during the Holocaust saw the region’s most effective massacre of Jews.
Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who shot to stardom as a New Jersey teenager with the 1960s pop hit “It’s My Party” and co-wrote music for the 1980 film “Fame,” died on Monday in New York, a longtime associate confirmed. She was 68.3
The Copenhagen neighborhood where police shot dead a suspected terrorist is the infamous gritty underbelly of a city known as a prosperous and tolerant outpost.3
Tens of thousands of Danes gathered at torch-lit memorials around the country on Monday, commemorating victims of deadly attacks on a synagogue and an event promoting free speech that shocked a nation proud of its record of safety and openness.6
Lawyers for the four prostitutes who participated in sex parties organized for Dominique Strauss-Kahn said on Monday they were giving up their claim of damages, saying it would be too hard to prove the pimping charge against the former IMF head.
France’s ruling Socialists rushed to condemn an aging former minister from among their ranks on Monday after he suggested Prime Minister Manuel Valls was probably acting under Jewish “influence.”4
The head of Israel’s election commission acted on Monday to limit any pre-election boost Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may get from a March 3 speech to the U.S. Congress in which he will warn of the threat from Iran’s nuclear program.14
The slain suspected terrorist who killed a synagogue guard was reportedly the son of Palestinian immigrants who was angry over the ongoing conflict with Israel.51
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