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Thursday 24 May 2012
"Many people tell me I look like my father," said Monika in Hitler's Children, "but I'm not Amon... I have nothing in common with him either." Well, nothing but a big chunk of DNA, without which, one assumes, Monika would have found Schindler's List a far less troubling experience than she did.
Monday 21 May 2012
A handful of protesters briefly interrupted a US college graduation speech by former prime minister Tony Blair calling for world unity.
Thursday 17 May 2012
Until the judgment on Ratko Mladic has been pronounced, the Bosnian war will not be truly over
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Mladic appears in court on genocide charges in last major case arising from Yugoslav wars
Friday 20 April 2012
Nazi-hunters from the Simon Wiesenthal Center have named 95-year-old Hungarian Laszlo Csatary as their most wanted war crimes suspect and have asked Hungary to prosecute him, an expert at the center said today.
Monday 19 March 2012
Rarely was there a greater outward contrast between an accused and the terrible crimes of which he was found guilty. For friends, he was a doting grandfather, a retired Ukrainian immigrant who had worked in the US car industry and tended his surburban lawn outside Cleveland, Ohio. But for a German law court, and the Nazi-hunters who pursued John Demjanjuk for three decades, he was part of the machinery of genocide at Hitler's death camps.
Friday 02 March 2012
A Red Cross aid convoy prepared to enter the shattered Baba Amro district of Homs today after a Syrian official declared the area "cleansed" and the opposition spoke of a massacre by President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Sunday 26 February 2012
British and US researchers are campaigning to make public a UN archive documenting 10,000 cases against accused Second World War criminals. They range from Belgian charges against Adolf Hitler to the trial of a Japanese commander for inciting rape.
Friday 02 September 2011
After 60-year silence, 100-year-old speaks out about the boss she will never forgive
Tuesday 30 August 2011
A hawkish fiscal and foreign policy conservative who supports nuclear power will be sworn in today as Japan's sixth prime minister in five years.
Friday 19 August 2011
In Dante's Inferno, the ninth and innermost circle of hell is reserved for those who have committed vile acts of treachery against people who had reason to trust them, such as Cain, and Judas Iscariot.
Friday 19 August 2011
Nothing can be more bitter (said Lytton Strachey) than to be doomed to a life of literature. Strachey was wrong - it is far worse to find oneself encountering a slew of bad thrillers.
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Serbia's last major war crimes suspect refused to enter a plea on charges over the Croatian war, between 1991 and 1995, when he made his first appearance yesterday at the UN's Yugoslavia tribunal.
Monday 25 July 2011
Serbia's last major war crimes suspect refused to enter a plea on charges over the 1991-1995 Croatian war when he made a brief first appearance at the UN's Yugoslavia tribunal today.
Saturday 23 July 2011
Germany's intelligence service has been rocked by revelations that its staff mysteriously destroyed a 500-page file on Alois Brunner, one of the world's most wanted Nazi war criminals, amid suspicions that he worked for them as an agent after fleeing to Syria in the early 1950s.
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